COWBOY CAVIAR

Ingredients

  • 3 Roma tomatoes seeds removed, diced
  • 2 ripe avocados diced
  • 1 15 oz can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 oz can black eyed peas rinsed and drained
  • 1 ½ cups canned sweet corn
  • 1 bell pepper diced (I used half a green and half a red, but color doesn’t matter)
  • ⅓ cup red onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeds removed, diced into very small pieces
  • ⅓ cup Cilantro finely chopped *Optional
  • DRESSING
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (fresh preferred)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 tablespoon garlic powder

Instructions

  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.

Enjoy!