Cowboy Caviar

Perfect with Mean Green - a fresh and simple dip that can be thrown together in under 15 minutes! Makes a great addition to any picnic, potluck, or party, and is a great way to use up your summer produce.


Dressing / Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar (or use red wine vinegar)
  • 3 Tablespoons, Mean Green
  • 1 lime (just the juice)
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder (or use fresh minced garlic)
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 pinch sugar to taste
  • Salt, pepper, and chili flakes to taste

Cowboy Caviar

  • 1 can black eyed peas drained and rinsed (15 ounces)
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed (15 ounces)
  • 2 jalapeno peppers diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 2 Roma tomatoes diced
  • 2 cups chopped red onion
  • 2 ears fresh sweet corn removed from husks
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro


  1. Whisk the dressing/vinaigrette ingredients together in a small bowl until they thicken up.
  2. Add all of the cowboy caviar ingredients to a large bowl and mix to combine.
  3. Stir in the dressing/vinaigrette. Make sure everything gets nice and evenly coated.
  4. Adjust for salt and pepper. Serve immediately with tortilla chips!
  5. Enjoy!


  • If you want to kick the heat up a notch feel free to add one of our spicier hot sauces to the mix!
  • This makes a great gluten free side dish; just be sure to include gluten free chips with it as well!