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The Best Cowboy Caviar!


If you’re looking for a healthy and easy dip that comes together in less than 5 minutes, then this cowboy caviar is it! It’s loaded with beans, corn, tomatoes, avocado, bell peppers, onions, and much more! It’s the perfect summer potluck appetizer!


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For the dip:

1 1/2 cups black beans (cooked, rinsed, and drained)

1 1/2 cups black-eyed peas (cooked, rinsed, and drained)

1 1/2 cups corn, drained

1 bell pepper, finely diced

1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped

1 diced avocado

1 jalapeno, seeded and thinly diced

1 cup roma tomatoes, diced

juice from 1 lime

3/4 cups cilantro

For the dressing:

2 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. red wine vinegar

2 Tbsp. olive oil

1 tsp. ground cumin

1/2 tsp. honey

1 1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. black pepper


1. In a large serving bowl, mix together 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans, 1 1/2 cups cooked black-eyed peas, 1 1/2 cups corn, 1 finely diced bell pepper, 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion, 1 diced avocado, 1 seeded and diced jalapeno, 1 cup diced roma tomatoes, juice from 1 lime, and 3/4 cups cilantro. Mix that all together.

2. Now in a separate small bowl, whisk together 2 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. red wine vinegar, 2 Tbsp. olive oil, 1 tsp. ground cumin, 1/2 tsp. honey, 1 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/2 tsp. black pepper.

3. Pour the dressing over the dip, and mix it all together. Serve with tortilla chips and enjoy!

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Savory
  • Cuisine: American, Tex-Mex


  • Serving Size: 1/8
  • Calories: 150

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