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Texas Caviar I

Rated as 4.82 out of 5 Stars

"Here's a spicy Texas favorite. Black-eyed peas and black beans are marinated in a fiery, flavorful mixture. This is great with tortilla chips or bread -- and plenty of cold iced tea!"
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 107 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (8 cups)

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, mix together onion, green bell pepper, green onions, jalapeno peppers, garlic, cherry tomatoes, zesty Italian dressing, black beans, black-eyed peas and coriander. Cover and chill in the refrigerator approximately 2 hours. Toss with desired amount of fresh cilantro to serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 107 calories; 5.4 g fat; 11.8 g carbohydrates; 3.5 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 415 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is really good, a refreshing difference from bottled salsa. I did add corn to ours. We also decided this tasted better the next day, but the dressing was too strong tasting after only a c...

Most helpful critical review

I felt this was "OK". The zesty italian dressing flavor was too strong for my tastes.

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This is really good, a refreshing difference from bottled salsa. I did add corn to ours. We also decided this tasted better the next day, but the dressing was too strong tasting after only a c...

I originally tasted this while living in San Antonio. The recipe I was given used 1 each green, yellow and red bell peppers, and diced tomatoes instead to make it easier to scoop and dip. Look...

Delicious! To make easier, I use can of petite diced tomatoes.

I made this for a barbeque tonight. I added a few extra jalapenos and no coriander because I didn't have any and put just a bit of dried cilantro. Very good recipe.

yum, tasty and lively presentation with all the different bright colors. One change I made was to substitute the black beans for a small can of mexi-corn, otherwise I thought it to "beany". Al...

I crave this stuff! It goes great with a cold beer!!!! I could eat it for a meal. It is yummilicious.

I made this recipe as stated, and it was wonderful. I made with fat free dressing, and a co-worker made this recipe with regular dressing, and it tastes much better with the regular dressing. W...

I added a can of mexicorn and it was delicious! Will probably add more garlic and some lime juice next time.

This appetizer is so great. I make it for all my cookouts...people beg for the recipe! Really unique subsititute for plain old chips and salsa.