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    Cowboy Caviar – a colorful blend of beans and fresh vegetables, made in 15 min. Some people call it Texas caviar, black bean salsa or Southwestern bean dip.

    Cowboy Caviar

    I love making this colorful salad – it’s perfect for your next BBQ party, a family get-together or a potluck. Cowboy Caviar is a mix between a salad, a salsa,  a side dish and a dip if served with chips. It is also great as a taco topping or served with grilled meat and fresh gluten free tortillas.

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    It’s made with 3 varieties of beans for added protein and fiber, a pile of fresh veggies and topped with a delicious lime dressing. So light and fresh. I served it along side some grilled chicken and we really enjoyed it.

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    Cowboy Caviar recipe

    This salad is a perfect side dish for grilled meat, chicken or fish. It’s easy to make, and there is no cooking required which is a bonus during these hot summer days we are having this week. I made it last year for the 4th of July and everyone loved it.

    For salad lovers, this Cowboy Caviar is a dream come true. There is the creaminess of the corn, the crunchy bell peppers, and the soft beans. And the lime dressing is so good! You won’t stop eating it. It’s highly addictive.

    Cowboy Caviar recipe

    This salad makes enough to feed to a crowd, so if you want, you can cut the recipe in half.

    If you like this Cowboy Caviar, you may also like my Tomato, Cucumber and Avocado Salad.

    Cowboy Caviar recipe

    How To Make Cowboy Caviar

    What you need

    1/3 cup white wine vinegar

    1/2 cup olive oil

    1 Tbsp honey

    juice of 2 limes

    1 tsp chili powder

    2 tsp oregano

    salt and black pepper, to taste

    3 bell peppers (I used red, green and orange bell peppers), chopped

    1/2 of a large red onion, finely chopped

    11 oz (1 can) cooked sweet corn, or thawed frozen corn

    14 oz (1 can) cooked pinto beans, drained and rinsed

    14 oz (1 can) cooked black beans, drained and rinsed very well

    14 oz (1 can) black eyed peas *, drained and rinsed

    1/4 cup organic cilantro, finely chopped (optional)

    Instructions

    In a large bowl, whisk together white wine vinegar, olive oil, honey, lime juice, chili powder, oregano, salt and freshly ground black pepper until well combined. Dice the bell peppers and add them to the bowl, as well as the onion, corn, beans and black-eyed peas. Stir to combine. Add some freshly chopped cilantro if you like.

    Serve immediately or refrigerate to blend flavors.

    • I used cannellini beans because that’s what I had in my pantry

    Cowboy Caviar recipe

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    5 from 1 vote
    Cowboy Caviar
    Prep Time
    15 mins
    Total Time
    15 mins
     

    Cowboy Caviar - a colorful blend of beans and fresh vegetables, made in 15 min. Some people call it Texas caviar, black bean salsa or Southwestern bean dip.

    Course: Side Dish
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: 4th of July, Gluten Free, Grain-Free, Healthy, Summer
    Servings: 12
    Calories: 424 kcal
    Author: Neli @ Delicious Meets Healthy
    Ingredients
    • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
    • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 Tbsp honey
    • juice of 2 limes
    • 1 tsp chili powder
    • 2 tsp oregano
    • salt and black pepper to taste
    • 3 bell peppers I used red, green and orange bell peppers, chopped
    • 1/2 of a large red onion finely chopped
    • 11 oz 1 can cooked sweet corn, or thawed frozen corn
    • 14 oz 1 can cooked pinto beans, drained and rinsed
    • 14 oz 1 can cooked black beans, drained and rinsed very well
    • 14 oz 1 can black eyed peas *, drained and rinsed
    • 1/4 cup organic cilantro finely chopped (optional)
    Instructions
    1. In a large bowl, whisk together white wine vinegar, olive oil, honey, lime juice, chili powder, oregano, salt and freshly ground black pepper until well combined. Add the bell peppers, onion, corn, beans and black eyed peas. Stir to combine.
    2. Serve immediately or refrigerate to blend flavors.
    Recipe Notes

    I used cannellini beans because that's what I had in my pantry

    Nutrition Facts
    Cowboy Caviar
    Amount Per Serving (191 g)
    Calories 424 Calories from Fat 86
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 9.6g 15%
    Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
    Polyunsaturated Fat 8.1g
    Sodium 24mg 1%
    Total Carbohydrates 72.3g 24%
    Dietary Fiber 21g 84%
    Sugars 6.3g
    Protein 23.4g 47%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    Comments

    This looks amazing, Nelli! I love colorful dishes like this. Perfect for summer.

    Lou

    Turned out delicious! Fresh and full of flavor!

      Delicious Meets Healthy

      Awesome! So glad you liked it!! 🙂

    Maggie

    This is my favorite tortilla chip dip! Thanks so much for sharing! We are beekeepers in Ohio specializing in raw, organically raised honey. We are compiling a list of our favorite recipes and would like to include this one! Do you mind if we link back to this page? Thanks so much!

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