15+ New Years Eve Appetizers, Cocktails, & Desserts - Texas Caviar Recipe (A Reader Favorite)
This Texas Caviar recipe is a reader favorite during the New Years Eve celebrations. I think it is mostly because it uses black eyed peas in the recipe, comes together easily, and feeds a small crowd.
Servings 4 servings
For The Dressing:
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lime zest
- 4 tablespoons lime juice freshly squeezed
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- ½ teaspoon smoked paprika sweet or hot
- ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
- ½ teaspoon honey
- 2 cloves of garlic minced
For The Caviar Dip:
- 1 15 oz. can black beans drained and rinsed*
- 1 15 oz. can black eyed peas drained and rinsed*
- ½ cup whole corn kernels I used canned corn but drained it first
- 3 scallions both white and green parts are chopped
- ⅓ cup red onion chopped finely or diced
- 3 small bell peppers chopped approx. ¼ cup
- 1 small jalapeno pepper seeded and chopped
- ½ cup cherry tomatoes sliced thinly
- ½ ripe avocado cut into small cubes
- ½ cup fresh cilantro rinsed and chopped
To Serve With (Optional)
- Your favorite hot Sauce
- Tortilla Chips
To make the dressing: Whisk together the oil, lime juice, ground cumin, smoked paprika, salt, honey and garlic. Set it aside.
For the Texas Caviar dip (or salad): Place, black beans, black eyed peas, corn kernels, scallions, red onion, bell peppers, jalapeno pepper, cherry tomatoes, avocado, and fresh cilantro in a bowl.
Drizzle the dressing over the salad. Give it a gentle mix.
Taste for seasoning and add in if necessary.
Add in a few dashes of your favorite hot sauce (if using) and serve with tortilla chips.
Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 886mg | Potassium: 994mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1201IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 6mg