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4.5 from 2 votes

Cold Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Easy and refreshing
Prep Time20 mins
1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Black-Eyed Pea Salad
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1 15 ounce can of black-eye peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 11 ounce can of white shoepeg corn drained
  • 1 8 ounce can of water chestnuts, drained
  • 2 cups of cooked rice I use long grain wild rice, but you can use any rice
  • 1 cup of mayonnaise I use Duke's
  • 1 cup of diced cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup of green pepper
  • 1/3 cup of diced red onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Mix all ingredients together, cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving. Serves 4-6.  Sometimes we add shredded cheese or top with crumbled bacon, this is optional.