Cowboy Caviar

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Beans, avocado and fresh veggies all in a zesty homemade sauce… Cowboy caviar is a fresh and flavorful salsa style dish that really satisfies an appetite. Enjoy it by itself as a salad; it also goes great with tortilla chips and is a perfect make-ahead dish for a potluck.
INGREDIENTS:
 ⅓ cup olive oil
 Juice of 2 fresh limes
 1 Tbsp honey
 1 tsp chili powder
 1 tsp cumin
 Salt & pepper, to taste
 One 14-oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
 One 14-oz can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and finely diced
 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced
 1 colorful bell pepper, seeded and finely diced
 1 cup fresh corn kernels
 1 avocado, peeled and diced
 ½ cup red onion finely diced
 ⅓ cup sliced scallions
DIRECTIONS:
1

Place the beans, black eyed peas, tomatoes, jalapeno, corn, avocado, bell pepper, onion and scallions in a large bowl.

2

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, honey, chili powder, cumin and salt and pepper.

3

Pour the dressing over the bean mixture and toss gently to coat. Serve as a salad or with chips.

4

NOTE: Dish can be made 1-2 days in advance of serving and stored in the refrigerator tightly covered - simply omit the avocado and tomatoes and add those just before serving.

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS:
 ⅓ cup olive oil
 Juice of 2 fresh limes
 1 Tbsp honey
 1 tsp chili powder
 1 tsp cumin
 Salt & pepper, to taste
 One 14-oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
 One 14-oz can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and finely diced
 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced
 1 colorful bell pepper, seeded and finely diced
 1 cup fresh corn kernels
 1 avocado, peeled and diced
 ½ cup red onion finely diced
 ⅓ cup sliced scallions

Directions

DIRECTIONS:
1

Place the beans, black eyed peas, tomatoes, jalapeno, corn, avocado, bell pepper, onion and scallions in a large bowl.

2

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, honey, chili powder, cumin and salt and pepper.

3

Pour the dressing over the bean mixture and toss gently to coat. Serve as a salad or with chips.

4

NOTE: Dish can be made 1-2 days in advance of serving and stored in the refrigerator tightly covered - simply omit the avocado and tomatoes and add those just before serving.

Cowboy Caviar