Texas Caviar (Cowboy Caviar)

Texas Caviar (Cowboy Caviar) is a fun side or chip dip made with black eyed peas, black beans, corn, tomatoes, jalapenos with a cilantro lime vinaigrette in just 15 minutes!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Cowboy Caviar, Texas Caviar
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 237 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 1 green bell pepper , diced
  • 1 jalapeno , deseeded and deveined and minced
  • 1 bunch green onions , diced
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes , quartered
  • 15 ounces black eyed peas , drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces black beans , drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup cilantro , chopped
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic
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  1. Add the corn, onions, bell peppers, jalapeno, green onions, grape tomatoes, black eyed peas, black beans and cilantro together in a large bowl.

  2. To a food processor add the olive oil, lime juice, salt, pepper, cumin and garlic and process until the garlic is smooth then toss it with the ingredients in the bowl and let sit for at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Texas Caviar (Cowboy Caviar)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 237 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 299mg13%
Potassium 548mg16%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 645IU13%
Vitamin C 26.6mg32%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.