Cowboy Caviar


Healthy doesn’t have to mean flavorless. With this recipe you can enjoy a tasty tex-mex dish without the guilt!


  • 3Roma tomatoes , seeds removed, diced
  • 2ripe avocados diced
  • 1 15oz can black beans , rinsed and drained
  • 1 15oz can black eyed peas , rinsed and drained
  • 1 ½cups frozen sweet corn , thawed (I just usually toss it in the salad frozen unless I plan on eating it immediately, it thaws quite quickly).
  • 1bell pepper , diced (I used half a green and half a red, but color doesn’t matter)
  • ⅓cup red onion , diced
  • 1jalapeno pepper , seeds removed, diced into very small pieces
  • ⅓cup Cilantro , finely chopped


  • ⅓cup olive oil
  • 2Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2Tablespoons lime juice (fresh preferred)
  • 1teaspoon sugar
  • ½teaspoon salt
  • ½teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4tsp garlic powder
  • Tortilla chips, for serving


  1. Combine tomatoes, avocado, onion, black beans, black eyed peas, corn, pepper, jalapeno pepper, and cilantro in a large bowl. Toss/stir well so that ingredients are well-combined.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, red wine vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  3. Pour dressing over other ingredients and stir/toss very well.
  4. Keep refrigerated. If not serving immediately, be sure to toss/stir well before serving.


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