Cowboy Caviar - A No-Cook Bean Salad with a Southwest Kick for Your Next Outdoor Meal
Recipe type: Side Dish or Appetizer
Cuisine: American Southwest
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  • Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 teaspoons spicy brown mustard
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper sauce
  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Caviar Mixture
  • 1 can corn or hominy
  • 1 can black eyed peas
  • 1 can black beans
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 2 tablespoons minced cilantro
  • 1 avocado, small dice
  1. Whisk all ingredients together and let sit for at least 10 minutes for flavors to blend.
  2. Drain the canned ingredients and toss together in a large bowl.
  3. Add the tomato, cilantro and avocado.
  4. Strain the Cilantro Lime Dressing through a fine mesh strainer to remove lime zest.
  5. Add the desired amount of dressing to the caviar mixture and lightly toss.
  6. Serve immediately.
  7. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Everyday Southwest at