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Texas Caviar

Whether you call it Texas Caviar or Cowboy Caviar, this dip is amazing. It's the appetizer of choice in the South and for good reason with tons of flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Chill30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Texas Caviar
Servings: 12
Calories: 223kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 16 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed well
  • 1 16 oz can black eyed peas, drained and rinsed well
  • 1 15 oz can corn, white or yellow, drained
  • ½ cup red onion finely chopped
  • ½ cup green bell pepper chopped
  • ½ cup red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper cleaned, seeded and chopped - more or less pepper for preference
  • ½ cup cilantro chopped
  • Tortilla chips serving
  • Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together ingredients for the dressing, set aside
  • In a large bowl, add drained beans, black eyed peas and corn
  • Cut vegetables and add to 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

Nutrition

Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 444mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 567IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg