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Texas Cowboy Caviar

By: Kristen from I Love Food
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Eat like a cowboy and enjoy this wonderful appetizer recipe from Kristen at I Love Food. Made with fresh cilantro, corn, fresh minced garlic, and jalapeno peppers for a little kick, you'll be dipping chip after chip. Giddy up and enjoy this cowboy recipe.


  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 can corn
  • 1 can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 (8-ounces) bottle of zesty Italian dressing
  • 1 bunch of cilantro, chopped (to taste)
  • pinch salt and pepper
  • 2 jalapenos peppers, seeded and chopped


  1. Drain and rinse black beans and corn and add to a large bowl. Drain tomatoes and add to bowl.

  2. Add the remaining ingredients except cilantro and chill for 2 hours.

  3. When ready top with chopped cilantro and serve.

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When I think of caviar, I think of fish eggs, so I was a bit perplexed over what Texas Cowboy caviar might be. I was surprised to see that I already had all the ingredients necessary to whip up a bowl of this. It reminds me a bit of some corn and black bean salsas I've had, and would be a great thing to whip together for a potluck or for munching while watching a game.

I've tried several versions of this at summer barbecues and potlucks, and have been looking for a recipe. This one looks easy to make and really delicious. The colours in this are so bright and appealing and would go great with taco chips or any cracker. I would probably use a homemade vinaigrette instead of bottled dressing for this, but in a pinch, it's nice to have an easy option!

This has a good fresh, healthy appeal to it. I will use chopped fresh tomatoes instead and I will only lightly garnish with cilantro and provide more on the side for those who really like it. You could also use hominy corn for a bolder corn taste, white or yellow, but make sure you try it first before using in the recipe.

If you don't like black beans, you can simply leave them out. If you want, you could add extra corn, tomatoes, and peppers.


Is it the beans you have a problem with or black beans? If it is just the black beans, substitute cannellini beans. I really like having the beans in it so it will be a complete protein with the corn for those meatless Mondays. I always make a double recipe and it never lasts long. This is one thing that even the grandkids love and they are beyond picky. I don't use this exact recipe, but mine is similar enough and I do change it up depending on what I have on hand, but, to me, the beans, corn and cilantro are required. I can find good substitutes for most eveyrthing else. My recipe calls for red bell pepper and no tomatoes, but if I don't have the red pepper, I put chopped fresh tomatoes in it for the color.


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