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By LRay

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (9 Votes)
Black-Eyed Pea Cakes with Kale Salad and Mushroom Vinaigrette 1 Picture
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Servings 12
Preparation time 25
Cooking time 40

  • BLACK-EYED PEA CAKES
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons shallots, minced
  • Canola oil, as needed
  • 6 cups black-eyed peas, cooked
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed, toasted then ground
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seed, toasted then ground
  • 1/4 cup scallions, sliced thinly
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs, divided
  • Flour as needed
  • KALE SALAD
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sherry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, plus more for sautéing
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound kale, washed and torn
  • 2 ounces Parmesan cheese, shaved

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