New Years Day Appetizer: Cowboy Caviar

New Years Day Appetizer: Cowboy Caviar

An easy and inexpensive appetizer recipe that is great for New Years since it has Black-eyed peas for good luck. Texas Caviar is a very colorful appetizer recipe too. In reality, this recipe is not just for New Years, it’s actually an amazing appetizer that will sit in your fridge for at least a week or two and you can pull some of the cowboy caviar recipe out  when you are entertaining. It is full of beans and veggies so it is pretty good for you too. If you just don’t count the chips you have scooped it all up with! This Cowboy Caviar is for New Years since it has Black-Eyed Peas. 

New Years Day Appetizer: Cowboy Caviar Recipe

Look at all the pretty colors in this recipe. So simple and tasty and black eyed peas are supposed to bring good luck if you eat them on New Years Day. New Years Day Appetizer: Cowboy Caviar Recipe

Texas Caviar is as simple as dumping all the ingredients into a container and pouring over Italian Dressing. Sure you can find a recipe that calls for homemade but this is the simple one. 

New Years Day Appetizer: Cowboy Caviar Recipe

I simply turned over my tupperware a few times over the days I had it marinating to be sure all the flavors melded. 

New Years Day Appetizer: Cowboy Caviar Recipe

Would you like a bite of this great appetizer. Filled of veggies and protein, Texas Caviar is a good for you holiday appetizer…. Buy the baked tortilla chips if you are concerned about calories and fat. 

Check out our fun New Years Eve Parties for kids Ideas. 

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Or make a Cake Clock for your New Year’s Eve Celebration. You will have to cut into it to see what pours out.

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New Years Day Appetizer: Cowboy Caviar Recipe

 

New Years Day Appetizer: Cowboy Caviar Recipe

New Years Day Appetizer: Cowboy Caviar

New Years Day Appetizer: Cowboy Caviar

Yield: 10 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

An easy and inexpensive appetizer recipe that is great for New Years since it has Black eyed peas for new years. Very colorful appetizer too

Ingredients

  • 2 16 oz cans Black-eyed Peas rinsed and Drained
  • 1 16oz can Black Beans
  • 1 cup diced bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup diced jalapeño peppers
  • 3/4 cup diced yellow onion
  • 2 oz diced pimentos, drained
  • 1 tablespoon finely minced garlic
  • 1 cup Italian Salad dressing
  • Salt and hot pepper sauce to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients , mix well.
  2. Marinate for a minimum of 3 days. Drain and serve with Tortilla chips

Notes

Can be easily doubled

Adapted from Virginia Fare Cook Book

Nutrition Information
Yield 10
Amount Per Serving Calories 73 Sodium 236mg Carbohydrates 6g Sugar 4g
All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on stayingclosetohome.com should only be used as a general guideline.

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