Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

This recipe is a nice healthy alternative to the usual salsa and chips and it yields a ton!


  • 1 can of pinto beans
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 can of black eyed peas
  • 1 can of white shoe peg corn
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup of celery, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup of white cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper


  1. In a pain, mix the sugar, vegetable oil, vinegar, water, salt and pepper together. Bring to a boil over medium/medium-high heat. Stir frequently.
  2. Cool slightly and pour over beans and chopped vegetables.
  3. Place in refrigerator and marinate overnight.
  4. Serve with chips. Drain some of the liquid before serving.


Recipe passed down from Carol Ceraso