Cowboy-Caviar-287

This Easy Skinny Cowboy Caviar is flavorful, colorful, and incredibly delicious!  It makes a great dip, salad, side dish, or even as a topping for fish or meat. Take to a family gathering, potluck, or BBQ!

PREP TIME15 minutes

TOTAL TIME15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1  (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 ( 15 oz.) can black eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 ( 15 oz.) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained or you can use another can of black eyed peas
  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely diced
  • 2 cups corn- fresh, canned or thawed from frozen
  • 1 and 1/2 cup red, yellow, green, or orange bell pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/4 bunch cilantro leaves, chopped

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup lime juice, from two limes
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 Tbsp white balsamic vinegar *
  • 1/2 tsp regular sugar or sweetener of your choice
  • salt and pepper,to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine drained beans, peas, corn, diced bell peppers, diced tomatoes, diced jalapeño, and diced onion, into a large bowl. Mix together to combine. Set aside. 
  2. Whisk dressing ingredients together in a seperate small bowl, until well combined.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and fold in cilantro leaves. Stir until everything is well combined.
  4. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until ready to eat. This dip can made up to 8 hours before you plan to eat it.
  5. Serve as a side with chips or veggie sticks, if desired 

Notes

  • You can substitute the white balsamic vinegar for regular balsamic vinegar, white wine vinegar, or apple cider vinegar, if desired.
  • source thepounddropper.com
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