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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
Servings 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


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


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