New Year's Day 'Caviar'

Friday, December 21st 2007, 5:27 pm
By: News 9

16, ½ cup servings


2 cans of black-eyed peas - well drained
1 small can of chopped black olives
2 avocados- peeled, pitted, and chopped
2 medium tomatoes - chopped
1 small red onion - chopped
2 bell peppers - chopped
1 cup of reduced fat Italian dressing

Combine black-eyed peas, olives, avocados, tomatoes, onion, and bell peppers in a large mixing bowl.
Pour reduced fat dressing over ingredients; gently toss until dressing is evenly distributed over caviar salad.
Bring good luck this year with New Year's Day
Caviar, serve as a tasty appetizer with light or baked chips or on top of a salad.

Nutrition Facts:
117 calories, 4 gm protein, 13 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm fiber, 6.5 gm fat with 0.8 gm saturated, 319 mg sodium
To reduce sodium content, thoroughly rinse black-eyed peas off with water.


Adapted recipe by Marianne Wetherill, RD/LD, Siegfried Health Club, St. John Medical Center