The BEST Cowboy Caviar Ever

The BEST Cowboy Caviar Recipe Ever

Perfectly serve Cowboy Caviar as a side dish and or as an appetizer. The easiest and most simple dip to make in 15-20 minutes. Every bite includes a sharp sweet flavor.

Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish, Sides
Cuisine American
Keyword caviar recipes, Cowboy Caviar, cowboy caviar recipe, cowboy salad, Texas Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 People
Calories 412 kcal


  • 15.5 oz. black beans
  • 15.5 oz. black-eyed peas
  • 15 oz. sweet corn
  • 1 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper chopped or diced
  • 1/2 cup orange bell pepper chopped or diced
  • 1/2 cup red onions diced
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder


Make Cowboy Caviar

  1. Drain, rinse and pat dry the beans and corn. transfer to a large bowl. 

    Add the cilantro and the remaining ingredients to the beans and corn mixture. 

    Stir to combine. Serve cold or at room temperature. 

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Recipe Tip:

**This post was first published in May 2018. It is now republished with a video** 


Nutrition Facts
The BEST Cowboy Caviar Recipe Ever
Amount Per Serving (12 people)
Calories 412 Calories from Fat 104
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.5g 18%
Saturated Fat 1.7g 9%
Sodium 139mg 6%
Potassium 1169mg 33%
Total Carbohydrates 69.6g 23%
Dietary Fiber 12.4g 50%
Sugars 12g
Protein 16.2g 32%
Calcium 4%
Iron 42%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.