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5 from 2 votes

Cowboy Caviar Recipe

Cowboy Caviar is also lovingly known as Texas Caviar. It's a zesty and easy recipe that is made with a tangy vinegar dressing
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 196kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes - quartered
  • 16 ounces black beans - can, drained and rinsed well
  • 16 ounces black-eyed peas - can, drained and rinsed well
  • 15 ounces corn - can, drained
  • 1/2 cup red onions - diced
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper - chopped
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper - chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper - cleaned, seeded and chopped - more or less pepper for preference
  • 1/2 cup cilantro - or parsley, chopped
  • tortilla chips

Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together ingredients for the dressing, set aside.Mix well
  • In a large bowl, add drained beans, black-eyed peas and corn.
  • Cut vegetables if you have not already done that and add to a large bowl. Mix well.
  • Pour dressing over mixture and mix until well combined.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes before serving,
  • Serve with tortilla chips.

Notes

A serving is about 5 ounces.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 444mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 567IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg