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Best Ever Cowboy Caviar Recipe (10-minutes to make)

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This is the Best Ever Cowboy Caviar Recipe! Sometimes called Texas caviar, this recipe makes a flavorful side dish for healthy dinners or for picnics. It can be used as a dip with chips or eaten as is. packed full of healthy ingredients, this dish has such an amazing taste and is filling.

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The Best Ever Cowboy Caviar

Best Ever Cowboy Caviar Recipe

Cowboy caviar is such an amazing dish. Many people will give you a funny look when they hear it if they have never had it before. They want to know what kind of caviar is from Texas. While this is only caviar in name only, the flavor is phenomenal and is always a hit.

Is Cowboy Caviar a Good Weight Watchers Food?

Most of the ingredients are very healthy and this makes it a good Weight Watchers food. However, there is oil in this recipe and that can bring the point count up. One option is to reduce the amount of oil to give the recipe less points. Another option is to use fat free Italian dressing. This will have less points than the oil and vinegar mixture.

Why is it Called Cowboy Caviar?

This recipe was made in Texas, the home of the cowboys, and I do not mean the football team. Caviar, the fish egg kind, is made of tiny nuggets and while this recipe features no fish, the beans and vegetables in the recipe create a tiny nugget like look.

The Best Ever Cowboy Caviar

Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Sugar
  • Lime
  • White wine vinegar
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Roma tomatoes
  • Black eyed peas
  • Black beans
  • Sweet corn
  • Red onion
  • Green bell pepper
  • Jalapeno
  • Cilantro

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How to Make Easy Cowboy Caviar

dressing for The Best Ever Cowboy Caviar

In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, sugar, lime juice, white wine vinegar, garlic powder, and salt.

The Best Ever Cowboy Caviar

Next add the corn, red onion, green bell pepper, and jalapeno.

Add the black beans, black-eyed peas, and Roma tomatoes carefully.

The Best Ever Cowboy Caviar

If adding cilantro, do so now. Chill and serve.

The Best Ever Cowboy Caviar

Servings: 12

COWBOY CAVIAR RECIPE

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
 
This is the Best Ever Cowboy Caviar Recipe! Sometimes called Texas caviar, this recipe makes a flavorful side dish for healthy dinners or for picnics. It can be used as a dip with chips or eaten as is. packed full of healthy ingredients, this dish has such an amazing taste and is filling.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/8 cup sugar
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 roma tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 1 15 oz black eyed peas drained and rinsed
  • 1 15 oz black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cups sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper diced
  • 1 jalapeno diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped optional

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, sugar, lime juice, white wine vinegar, 1/4 tsp garlic powder and salt.
  2. Stir in the corn, red onion, green bell pepper and jalapeno.
  3. Gently stir in the black beans, black eyed peas, and roma tomatoes.
  4. Optionally: stir in in cilantro. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
COWBOY CAVIAR RECIPE
Amount Per Serving
Calories 209 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 198mg9%
Potassium 335mg10%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 223IU4%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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