Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
Texas caviar makes a perfect side for barbecue but is equally delicious as a starter salad or a dip for tortilla chips.


Serves 12 (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Hands-On: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 70
Fat 2.3 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 2.5 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 215 mg
Calcium 14 mg


2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons canola or grapeseed oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 small garlic clove, minced
1 cup fresh corn kernels (about 2 ears)
2/3 cup chopped, drained, rinsed, bottled roasted red bell peppers (about 2 peppers)
1/2 cup finely chopped green onions
1/4 cup chopped pickled jalapeño peppers
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 (15.8-ounce) can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained


1. Combine first 6 ingredients (through garlic) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add corn and remaining ingredients; toss well. Chill until ready to serve.


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Oxmoor House

October 2013
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