Carnivale Bean Dip
This inflation-proof recipe is fantastic! I got it from a neighbor during a holiday "progressive dinner" type affair. I was drawn to the bowl because it was so colorful. It was served with corn chips that are shaped like little bowls. Perfect!
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This recipe includes black-eyed peas, a lucky food for ringing in the New Year. To see other lucky foods for New Year's celebrations, check out our 14 New Year's Eve Party Ideas, Recipes, Drinks & Decorations eCookbook.
- 1 can (16-ounce) pinto beans, drained
- 1 can (16-ounce) black-eyed peas, drained
- 1 can (16-ounce) shoepeg corn, drained
- 1 small jar pimientos, drained and chopped
- 1 cup finely chopped celery
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon ground chili pepper
- 3/4 cup cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup sugar
- In a large bowl, combine the pinto beans, black-eyed peas, corn, pimiento, celery, and onion; set aside.
- In a saucepan, mix salt, pepper, chili pepper, vinegar, and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring well; let cool.
- When sauce has cooled, pour over vegetables and stir until thoroughly mixed.
- Refrigerate for 12 - 24 hours.
- Serve with your favorite tortilla chips OR use as a delicious and colorful side dish. Great with tacos at home instead of refried beans.
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