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Cowboy caviar in a white bowl with diced avocado, a lime wedge, and tortilla chips.
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5 from 1 vote

Cowboy Caviar

This cowboy caviar is loaded with fresh veggies and beans all tossed in a zesty homemade dressing. It's perfect for a potluck served with tortilla chips or as a side salad with protein. 
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Dip, Side
Cuisine: Southwestern
Keyword: Cowboy Caviar
Servings: 10


  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 orange bell pepper chopped
  • ½ red onion chopped
  • 1 ½ cups frozen sweet corn thawed
  • 1 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 15 oz can black eyed peas or pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 1 avocado chopped or 4 oz crumbed feta cheese
  • 2-3 Tablespoons chopped jalapeños I used jarred sweet and spicy jalapeños



  • Combine beans and veggies in a large mixing bowl.
    A woman's hand using a wooden spoon to mix the ingredients of the cowboy caviar in a large glass bowl.
  • Whisk together dressing in a small mixing bowl.
    A woman's hand using a metal whisk to whisk a bowl of homemade dressing.
  • Pour dressing over the mixture, add feta cheese or avocado chunks and serve with tortillas chips!
    A woman's hand pouring a dressing into a large glass bowl of cowboy caviar.


Serving: 1/10 | Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 537mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g