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White Bean, Black-Eyed Pea, and Avocado Crostini

The smoky flavor of black-eyed peas pairs perfectly with the simple, honey-sweetened dressing in this White Bean, Black-Eyed Pea, and Avocado Crostini. A wholesome party appetizer!
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 221kcal


  • 15 ounce can small white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 15 ounce can seasoned black-eyed peas, lightly rinsed and drained (I use Glory brand)
  • 1 small red bell pepper diced
  • 3 or 4 green onions diced
  • 1 jalapeno seeded as desired and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 avocado chopped

For the dressing:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

For the crostini:

  • 1 French baguette sliced
  • olive oil


  • Combine white beans, black-eyed peas, red bell pepper, green onions, and jalapeno in a large mixing bowl.
  • Whisk together dressing ingredients in a separate bowl and pour over the bean mixture, tossing to combine. Add avocado and toss lightly.
  • Serve with toasted French baguette slices or tortilla chips.
  • To make the crostini - preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place baguette slices on a baking sheet and use a pastry brush to coat each slice with a little olive oil. Bake for about 5 to 7 minutes, or till toasty.


Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 471mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 486IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 3mg