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Loubia (Black-Eyed Pea Salad)

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Category: Holiday

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Black-eyed peas; soaked for
  • -1 hour
  • Salt
  • 1 Mild red onion; chopped OR:
  • 2 Cloves garlic; minced or
  • -crushed in a press
  • 4 tb Chopped flat-leafed parsley
  • Black pepper
  • 1/2 ts Cumin; optional
  • 5 tb Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon


Boil the drained peas for about 20 minutes, or until tender, adding the
salt towards the end. Drain, then add the rest of the ingredients and mix

Serves 6 to 8.

VARIATION: a similar salad is made using brown or green lentils.

NOTE: This salad is often served in Egypt at Rosh Hashanah as a symbol of
new life.

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