Cowboy Caviar Recipe


  • 6 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 bell bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 large avocado , peeled, pitted and diced
  • 15 oz can corn, drained (or from 1 cooked cob of corn)
  • 15 oz can black beans, well rinsed and drained (or make your own)
  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro, About 1/2 cup chopped
  • 3-4 Tbsp  lime juice
  • 1/2 cup light Italian Dressing, *
  • 4 medium garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 tsp sea salt or to taste



  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine diced tomatoes, chopped onion and bell pepper, seeded and diced jalapeño, sliced avocado, drained corn, rinsed and drained black beans and chopped cilantro.
  2. Stir in 3-4 Tbsp of lime juice, 1/2 cup of Italian dressing, 4 pressed garlic cloves and 1 tsp  of salt or season to taste. Mix everything together and serve with tortilla chips.

Recipe Notes

We use either Newmans Own or Olive Garden brand light Italian dressing.