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Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar
Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy caviar is a fancy name for a simple mixed salad of beans, peppers, tomatoes, corn and other summer goodness. There is no good reason to purchase this salad ready-made from a store, as it is easy to make at home.

Ingredients

1 – 15.5 ounce can black beans, drained
1 – 15.5 ounce can black-eyed peas, drained
1 – 15.5 ounce can of diced fresh tomatoes
2 cups cooked sweet corn
1 small red onion, finely diced
1/2 cup pickled jalapeno peppers, finely diced
1 cup home made oil and vinegar dressing (or what you like)
3/8 cup dried cilantro leaves
Garlic salt to taste

Add the ingredients to a bowl, toss gently and season with the garlic salt. Refrigerate an hour or more before serving to let the flavors combine.

2 replies on “Cowboy Caviar”

Hi Paul,
May I have permission to use your recipes in the Clay County Federated Garden Club (of IA) cookbook that we are making. It is a fundraiser for the organization. I will put your name with each recipe as the person that submitted each. Please let me know.
Thanks,
Sue Biederman

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Sue,

Thanks for the positive feedback. Feel free to use the Cowboy Caviar recipe in your cookbook. Good luck with the project.

Regards, Paul

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