Black Eyed Pea Dip with Chicken and Peppers

Appetizer

 

Black Eyed Pea Dip with ChickenIngredients

  • 2 (16-oz.) cans reduced sodium black eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½  cup water
  • 3  tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • ¼  tsp. teaspoon EACH salt and pepper
  • 3 cups chopped roasted chicken or turkey
  • 1 med. red bell pepper, chopped
  • Fresh carrots, sliced into chips

Instructions

  1. Place beans and garlic in a food processor; pulse 5 times or until chopped. 
  2. Add ½ cup water, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Pulse until smooth, scraping down sides as needed.
  3. Spread mixture on a large serving platter. Arrange cooked chicken over top. Sprinkle chopped red pepper over top.

Serve with carrot chips.

This recipe can be part of a well balanced food plan. Any alterations made during preparation are at the discretion of the chef and are not included in the nutritional analysis provided, nor supported by the BestHealth team.