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Best Ever Cowboy Caviar

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars
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"Every time I make this I get asked for the recipe. I keep it on a file in my computer so I can print and email it easily. To add heat it is also good with jalapenos. Serve with tortilla chips."
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Ingredients

1 d 15 m servings 426
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine olive oil, vegetable oil, cider vinegar, and sugar in a saucepan; bring to a boil, remove from heat, and cool to room temperature.
  2. Stir pinto beans, black-eyed peas, corn, onion, celery, red bell pepper, and cilantro together in a large bowl. Pour cooled oil mixture over bean mixture and toss to coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate, stirring occasionally, for 24 hours. Drain excess dressing before serving.

Footnotes

  • Nutrition:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the dressing ingredients. The actual amount of the dressing consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 426 calories; 28.3 37.5 6.2 0 415 Full nutrition

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Delicious! My family loved it! I used pinto beans, black beans, half an onion, and half a red pepper. When serving, strain the beans with a slotted spoon. You can make another batch with the rem...

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Made this exactly as written except to use black beans instead of black eyed peas. The sauce is way too oily! Oily and not very tasty. Am now considering draining off the sauce somehow and r...

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Made this exactly as written except to use black beans instead of black eyed peas. The sauce is way too oily! Oily and not very tasty. Am now considering draining off the sauce somehow and r...

I didn't care for the dressing at all so I had to throw it out (too oily and flavorless). I'm glad I didn't put it on the bean/corn mixture before tasting it. Instead I used a prepare balsamic...

Delicious! My family loved it! I used pinto beans, black beans, half an onion, and half a red pepper. When serving, strain the beans with a slotted spoon. You can make another batch with the rem...

I made this on New Year's Day, as a non-traditional way to serve black-eyed peas. I followed the recipe closely, but I chose to put in only 1/2 cup of onion, because I don't care for the taste ...

Pretty good, but not my favorite "caviar" recipe on this website.

I did the same thing as some of the other cooks here. I made the oil mixture, tasted it, and decided against it. All the veggies really need is salt, pepper, and a bit of cumin. There's enough l...

This was a hit at my sisters bbq! I made it exactly how the recipe was written. I did add fresh squeezed lime juice. I didn’t feel like it was too oily at all! Definitely would recommend refri...

Add another kind of beans instead of black eyed peas and other vegetables. Add spices to suit my taste. Always good and always get asked for recipe. Made it many times!

Forgot the celery, but this is our new New Year's Day "lucky dish"