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Chili Lime Texas Caviar (also known as Cowboy Caviar) is the BEST salad, side dish or appetiser for any occasion! Vegan AND gluten free! | https://cafedelites.com
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Chili Lime Texas Caviar (Cowboy Caviar)
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Chili Lime Texas Caviar (also known as Cowboy Caviar) is the BEST salad, side dish or appetiser for any occasion! Vegan AND gluten free!

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 serves
Calories: 265 kcal
Author: Karina
Ingredients
SALAD:
  • 15 ounce (400 grams) can black eyed peas/beans rinsed and drained
  • 15 ounce (400 grams) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 15 ounce (400 grams) can sweet corn rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (capsicum), finely diced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper (capsicum), finely diced
  • 1/2 a red onion, diced
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, , halved (or cherry tomatoes or 2 Roma tomatoes)
  • 2 ripe avocados, diced
  • cup Cilantro (or parsley), finely chopped
CHILI LIME DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, (freshly chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon red chilli flakes, adjust to your preference of spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
TO SERVE:
  • Veggie sticks Nacho chips, Tortilla chips, etc
Instructions
  1. Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl. Mix together to combine. Set aside.
  2. Whisk dressing ingredients together in a smaller bowl, until well combined.
  3. Pour dressing over salad, stir through, and serve with chips or veggie sticks.
Recipe Notes

Dressing adapted from my Grilled Chili Lime Chicken Fajita Salad.

Nutrition Facts
Chili Lime Texas Caviar (Cowboy Caviar)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 265 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 243mg 10%
Potassium 646mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 5g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 17.5%
Vitamin C 34.2%
Calcium 3.2%
Iron 13.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.