Rainbow Power Greens Salad With Black Eyed Peas (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

This salad has a great taste, is super healthy, and pretty easy to make. The rainbow power greens salad with black eyed peas tastes so good because it incorporates a few main, awesome foods. The main ingredient is collard greens or cabbage. This will give you a ton of vitamin and iron, and pairing this with the dressing will taste great. Also, it has a healthy portion of black eyed peas. Black eyed peas have a ton of fiber, iron, and zinc – all great things to eat. I hope you try out this recipe, and tell me how you like it.

Rainbow Power Greens Salad With Black Eyed Peas (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

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Ingredients (Yield- 2-3 Servings)

  • 2 cups cooked black eyed peas ( or you can cook a whole bag and use part of it for salad. See below for instructions)
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar (if cooking peas from scratch)
  • 2-3 cup chopped purple cabbage
  • 5 cups chopped collard greens and/or mustard greens/kale
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 of a shallot chopped
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa (optional)
  • black pepper
  • oil/vinegar
  • lemon juice


  1. Rinse your chopped greens and and cabbage.
  2. In a medium pan, add 1 tbsp oil, shallot, garlic, and cabbage. Saute for 1-2 minutes on medium heat.
  3. Next add in your collard green, 1 more tbsp oil, and sea salt. Cover for 3 to 4 minutes on medium heat or until greens are wilted.
  4. Remove from heat and place all the ingredients from the pan into a large bowl.
  5. Add in your carrots, cooked quinoa, cooked black eyed peas, and a splash of lemon juice.
  6. Season with more salt/pepper if desired.
  7. Toss together and serve with oil/vinegar.

Again, let me know in the comments how you like this salad, if you have any suggestions for it. Thank you for stopping by, and have a great day!

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