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  • 9th Aug 2022
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Cowboy Caviar

The recipe everyone has been raving about. A fresh, simple side dish perfect for your next picnic, BBQ or party.


3 Roma tomatoes seeds removed, diced

2 ripe avocados diced

⅓ cup red onion diced

15 oz black beans rinsed and drained

1 ½ cups frozen sweet corn thawed (

1 bell pepper diced (we used half a green and half a red, but colour doesn’t matter)

1 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed and diced into very small pieces

⅓ cup Cilantro finely chopped

For the dressing

⅓ cup olive oil

2 tablespoons lime juice fresh preferred

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 teaspoon sugar

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon pepper

¼ teaspoon garlic powder

Tortilla chips for serving



Combine tomatoes, avocado, onion, black beans, black eyed peas, corn, pepper, jalapeno pepper, and cilantro in a large bowl. Toss/stir well so that ingredients are well-combined.

In a separate bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, red wine vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

Pour dressing over other ingredients and stir/toss very well.

Keep refrigerated. If not serving immediately, be sure to toss/stir well before serving.


Recipe credit: Spend with Pennies

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Laura Kingston
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Laura is the Founder and Editor of High Life North. She had the idea to set up an exclusively digital women’s magazine after feeling there was a gap in the market in the North East. With over 10 years of experience in marketing and PR, Laura had a very clear…


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