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Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar dip a flavorful dip with black eyed peas as it's base. It's loaded with fresh veggies and toss with a zesty vinaigrette .
4.58 from 14 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American/Southern
Servings 8


  • 2 cans black eyed peas drained and rinsed
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 can corn drained
  • 3/4 cup red onion diced
  • 3/4 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1 Jalapeno seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro -Minced More or less to taste


  • 1/2 cup Apple Cider vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Drain and rinse the black eyed peas, corn and black beans then toss them together in a large mixing bowl.
  • Dice the onion , bell pepper , jalapeno and cilantro , add the to the mixing bowl and toss together .
  • In a medium mixing bowl whisk together the vinegar , olive oil , lime juice , honey and spices.
  • Pour vinaigrette over the salad and toss well.
  • Serve immediately with tortilla chips. Or cover , chill and let marinate for a few hours. It's even better after it sits up in the fridge for a few hours.
  • This is also great served over your favorite fish , chicken or salad.



For an extra kick you can use black eyed peas with Jalapenos 
This holds up well in the fridge for about 4 to 5 days. .
This is also great with Frito scoops or even your favorite crackers. 
My Tex Mex Layered dip is the perfect compliment to the dip
This is also great served over fish or chicken 
Keyword black eyed peas, Cowboy caviar, texas caviar
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