Simple Greek Black Eyed Peas

Bright lemon juice, quality olive oil, and fresh dill transform a can of black eyed peas into an inspiring salad!
Prep Time11 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Greece
Keyword: peas
Servings: 2


  • 1 can black eyed peas
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 2 scallions, very thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • Salt to taste


  • Drain and rinse the black eyed peas. Gently pat dry with a paper towel. Set aside.
  • Squeeze the juice from one of the lemon halves into a medium bowl. Slice the remaining lemon half into wedges and set aside.
  • Add the scallions to the bowl and toss with lemon juice. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  • While vigorously whisking the scallion and lemon juice mixture, slowly drizzle in the olive oil. Fold in the black eyed peas and fresh dill. Taste and add salt as needed.
  • Serve with lemon wedges for squeezing.

Photo credit and inspiration: thewanderlustkitchen