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Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar is a chunky salsa-type dip with beans, avocado, tomatoes, corn and a zesty dressing. Great for picnics, potlucks, parties, or a game day snack!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword dip
Prep Time 10 minutes
Yield 16 + Servings
Author Amber | Dessert Now Dinner Later


  • 1 (15oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15oz) can black eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15oz) can corn, drained
  • 1 handful of cilantro, chopped
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 2 or 3 medium avocados, diced
  • 2 or 3 roma tomatoes, diced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 cup your favorite Light Italian Dressing


  1. Place the first 7 ingredients in a LARGE bowl. Squeeze lime juice over the diced avocados to help prevent browning.

  2. Pour Italian dressing over the entire mixture and toss lightly to coat. Serve chilled and keep refrigerated. *May need to toss the mixture occasionally to keep everything coated nicely. Serve with tortilla chips.

Recipe Notes

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