Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar
New Year's Day may be past, but you'll still want to try this easy crowd-pleaser, Cowboy Caviar. There's no fish involved, just a few canned goods, namely black-eyed peas. This dip would be fabulous  as a side for grilled chicken or a topper on tacos.

We were invited to our friends' house for New Years Day and I was asked to bring a "fun black-eyed pea dip". I asked whether she wanted me to bring a hot or cold dip. I couldn't decide which to make, so I ended up bringing both. If the secret to a lucky new year is eating black-eyed peas, then we are covered.
Cowboy Caviar
Cowboy Caviar

1 (15 oz.) can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
1 (15 oz. ) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (10 oz.) can tomatoes with green chiles (Rotel)
2 cups frozen roasted corn, thawed
1 cup Italian salad dressing
1/4 cup salsa
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1/4 green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 tsp. garlic salt
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
chopped jarred jalapenos to taste

Combine all ingredients and refrigerate for at least one hour for flavors to develop. Serve with tortilla chips.
The hot dip I made is on The Pioneer Woman's website. It is called Zannie's Black-Eyed Pea Dip and it is delicious! Even if you don't normally eat black-eyed peas, you'll want to pin this to make for next New Year's Day. So, do you traditionally eat black-eyed peas on New Year's Day? How do you prepare them?

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8 comments:

  1. The cowboy caviar looks so good. I've had anything like it before and just may have to try it. Thank you so much for popping in to see me.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia :)

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  2. I love the Cowboy Caviar! I think it's a Texas staple. :) Haven't tried the hot dip but I'm sure it's delish too.

    xo
    Par

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  3. Love cowboy caviar and your recipe looks delicious! I like all the fresh ingredients.
    Patty at Home and Lifestyle Design

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  4. these dips look delish
    and just in time for all the
    Superbowl parties!

    thanks for sharing!

    Alison
    Nancherrow

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  5. This is a popular dish at potlucks where I'm from! :) Thanks so much for linking up to Freedom Fridays, Nici!

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  6. This is one of my favorites! Pinned:)

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  7. One of my Favs! Thank you for sharing. You are one of the features at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Pop on over and grab a feature button. Here is the link to this week's party. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2014/01/make-it-pretty-monday-week-84.html Hope to see your prettiness again at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  8. Nici,
    This looks so delicious. Thanks so much for sharing at Wednesday's Adorned From Above Link Party.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

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