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Cowboy Caviar

A colorful and healthy dip that is great to serve with chips for an easy to prepare appetizer. Or make it a meal and serve it with lettuce for a salad or with rice to make a Cowboy Bowl!


  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 can black eyed peas rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup corn drained or fresh
  • 1 cup tomatoes seeded and finely diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion finely diced
  • 3/4 cup sweet bell pepper finely diced
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and finely diced
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1/3 cup cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey or agave
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste


  • Place the beans, black eyed peas, corn, tomatoes, red onion, bell pepper, jalapeno, avocado, and cilantro in a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, honey, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  • Pour the dressing over the bean mixture and toss gently to coat.
  • Serve with chips as an appetizer or serve with lettuce or rice for a meal.


If you like it spicy, dice the jalapeno with the seeds.
Recipe provided by Make Your Meals
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