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This year I set out to perk up those peas. So earlier this week, I made a salad using black-eyed peas and other ingredients popular in the South.

A Tradition is Born

This humble, but nourishing black-eyed pea became a major source of food for surviving Confederates and the tradition of celebrating these dishes on the new year was born.

Health Benefits Abound

This heart healthy food is low in fat, contains no cholesterol, and is low in sodium. Also high in potassium, iron, vitamin A and fiber, these peas are anti-inflammatory foods.