Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is NOT a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"Well, they're Southern people, and if they know you are working at home they think nothing of walking right in for coffee. But they wouldn't dream of interrupting you at golf."
-Harper Lee, Author

The refrigerator light goes on...

The cumin in these black eyes adds just the zing to complement the sweetness of the peas and roasted corn.



Cumin, Black Eyes and Corn Salad

Servings: 6 | Serving size: about 1 cup

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3.

This recipe makes great leftovers. Cooking time does not include chilling time.

spray olive oil
1/3 cup raw pecan pieces
2 large ears corn (cut kernels from ears)
2 15 ounce can no salt added black eyed peas (drained and rinsed)
1 small shallot (minced)
1/2 red bell pepper (seeded and diced)
3/4 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
2 tsp ground cumin
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp maple syrup

Place a large non-stick skillet over high heat. Spray lightly with oil.

Add the pecans. After about 90 seconds they will begin to toast. Cook, tossing frequently, for about 2 - 3 minutes until they begin to brown.

Add the corn kernels and cook, tossing frequently, for about 5 - 8 minutes. If the corn browns too fast, reduce the heat to medium-high.

Place the cooked corn in a medium mixing bowl with the black eyed peas, shallot, red pepper, salt, pepper, cumin, olive oil and maple syrup.

Fold together well and chill for at least two hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1 cup

Servings: 6

Amount Per Serving

Calories 204 Calories from Fat 64
% Daily Value
Total Fat 8g 12%
    Saturated Fat 1g 4%
    Monounsaturated Fat 4g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 301mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
    Dietary Fiber 7g 29%
    Sugars 6g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 4% Iron 17%
Vitamin K 4 mcg Potassium 404 mg
Magnesium 68 mg