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Easy Cowboy Caviar Recipe

This Easy Cowboy Caviar recipe is loaded with beans, black eyed peas, and fresh vegetables, all tossed in a delcious homemade dressing. Enjoy this coloful and hearty dip with plenty of tortilla chips.
Prep Time20 mins
Chill Time2 hrs
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizers, Canjun Red Beans and Rice, Cowboy Caviar, dip, Texas Caviar, vegetables
Servings: 12 servings


  • small bowl or mason jar
  • large mixing bowl
  • whisk
  • wooden spoon


For the dressing

  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pickled jalapenos, plus 1 tablespoon of the brine (juice)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil

For the salad

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed (fresh corn can be used)
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • tortilla chips, for serving


  • In a bowl or jar, mix together the ingredients for the dressing.
  • In a large bowl, toss together the ingredients for the salad. Pour the dressing over the salad and stir to combine.
  • Cover the salad and refrigerate for two hours prior to serving.