Cowboy Caviar

By Sam M.

 

You’re hoping for sexy cowgirls I’m sure.  Well, unfortunately, not today.

Instead I have a sexy summer side  I found on spendwithpennies.com.

Remember, girls love a guy who’s good in the kitchen.

Cowboy Caviar

A fresh, simple dip that can be thrown together in under 15 minutes! This Cowboy Caviar makes a great side dish for any picnic, potluck, or party, and is a great way to use up your summer produce!
Servings 8

Ingredients                                                                         

3 Roma tomatoes , seeds removed, diced
2 ripe avocados diced
1 15 oz can black beans , rinsed and drained
1 15 oz can black eyed peas , rinsed and drained
1 ½ cups frozen sweet corn , thawed (I just usually toss it in the salad frozen unless I plan on eating it immediately, it thaws quite quickly).
1 bell pepper , diced (I used half a green and half a red, but color doesn’t matter)
⅓ cup red onion , diced
1 jalapeno pepper , seeds removed, diced into very small pieces
⅓ cup Cilantro , finely chopped
DRESSING

⅓ cup olive oil
2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 Tablespoons lime juice (fresh preferred)
1 teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
1/4 tsp garlic powder
Tortilla chips , for serving
Instructions

Combine tomatoes, avocado, onion, black beans, black eyed peas, corn, pepper, jalapeno pepper, and cilantro in a large bowl. Toss/stir well so that ingredients are well-combined.

In a separate bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, red wine vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
Pour dressing over other ingredients and stir/toss very well.
Keep refrigerated. If not serving immediately, be sure to toss/stir well before serving.

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