Black-Eyed-Pea Patties with Garlic Pepper Salsa

Black-Eyed-Pea Patties with Garlic Pepper Salsa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 185.9
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.5 mg
  • Sodium: 758.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 8.6 g

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This recipe makes 6 servings, but each serving size is two patties and 1/3cup salsa. This recipe makes 6 servings, but each serving size is two patties and 1/3cup salsa.
Number of Servings: 6


    3 garlic cloves, minced
    2 serrano peppers, seeded and finely chopped
    2 (16oz) cans black eyed peas, rinsed and drained
    1/3c. finely chopped red bell pepper
    6Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro, divided
    1 1/2tsp. ground cumin
    1/2tsp. kosher salt, divided
    1 large egg
    1Tbsp. olive oil, divided
    2c. chopped tomato
    2tsp. fresh lime juice


1. Combine minced garlic and serranos in a large bowl. Place 1tsp. garlic mixture in a small bowl; set aside. Add peas to remaining garlic mixture in large bowl; mash mixture with a potato masher. Stir in bell pepper, 1/4c. chopped fresh cilantro, cumin, 1/4tsp. salt, and egg, stirring until well blended. Divide mixture into 12 equal portions (about 1/4c. each), shaping each into a 1/2" thick patty.

2. Heat 1 1/2tsp. olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 6 patties; cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Repeat the process for remaining patties.

3. Add remaining 2Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro, remaining 1/4tsp. salt, chopped tomato, and lime juice to the reserved garlic mixture; stir well. Serve with patties.

~Makes 6 servings or 12 patties and 2 cups of salsa

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ~ASHLEYB~.

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  • ASHLEYB- we had them for lunch today and everybody loved them as a homemade burger alternative. The only alteration I am looking for is lower Cals & lower Carbs. - 5/12/09

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