Tennessee Caviar

Tennessee CaviarRecipe
Instead of fish eggs, this Southern version of caviar features down-home veggies. Make it a day ahead for the best flavor.


Makes 4 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours


1 (15.8-ounce) can black-eyed peas
1 (11-ounce) can yellow corn with red and green bell peppers
3 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 small sweet onion, chopped
1 cup hot picante sauce
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
Tortilla chips


Rinse and drain peas and corn.

Stir together peas, corn, tomatoes, and next 5 ingredients in a serving bowl; cover and chill at least 2 hours. Serve with tortilla chips.