Texax Caviar

Discussion in 'Side Items' started by sporty, Aug 22, 2007.

  1. sporty

    sporty Fire Starter

    Here's the original recipe

    INGREDIENTS:
    1/2 onion, chopped
    1 green bell pepper, chopped
    1 bunch green onions, chopped
    2 jalapeno peppers, chopped
    1 tablespoon minced garlic
    1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered
    1 (8 ounce) bottle zesty Italian dressing
    1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained
    1 (15 ounce) can black-eyed peas, drained
    1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    1 bunch chopped fresh cilantro

    DIRECTIONS:
    1. In a large bowl, mix together onion, green bell pepper, green onions, jalapeno peppers, garlic, cherry tomatoes, zesty Italian dressing, black beans, black-eyed peas and coriander. Cover and chill in the refrigerator approximately 2 hours. Toss with desired amount of fresh cilantro to serve.


    Now here's how I do it.
    I cook up one bag of black eyed peas and 1 bag of black beans.
    I pretty much double the rest of the ingredients.
    Instead of cherry tomatoes I just dice up regular tomatoes.
     
  2. ba_loko

    ba_loko Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Sounds interesting, sporty. How do you use it? As a spread? A dip maybe?
     
  3. kew_el_steve

    kew_el_steve Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Here's mine. Pretty easy and REALLY GOOD. Use Tortilla scoops...



    Texas Caviar


    15oz can Black Eyed Peas, drained and rinsed
    7oz can White Corn, drained and rinsed
    1 10oz can Rotel Original Tomatoes and Chilies, drained – NOT RINSED
    1 Green Pepper, diced small
    1 Yellow or Vidalia Onion, diced small
    1 bunch Cilantro, diced small
    ½ 8oz bottle (use 4oz) Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing
    1 tbsp. Lemon or Lime juice
    1/2 tsp. Black Pepper
    1/2 tsp. Salt

    Combine ingredients well in bowl, chill, serve with tortilla chips.

    Its really good if it chills at least 4 hours.
     
  4. sporty

    sporty Fire Starter

    Sorry about that!! Just like kew_el_steve said - the scoop chips are perfect for this.

    This stuff is addictive!!
     
  5. ba_loko

    ba_loko Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Thank you, guys. I'm going to have to give it a try!
     
  6. t-bone tim

    t-bone tim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I'm envisioning this with a chopped up FATTY [​IMG] mixed in [​IMG]
     
  7. ozark rt

    ozark rt Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    Hmmm,

    http://www.aetn.org/arkansasoutdoors/0806.htm


    OZARK CAVIAR
    Phyllis Speer
    1 can purple hull peas, rinsed & drained
    1 can crowder peas, rinsed & drained
    1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
    1 yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
    1 can Mexicorn
    4 green onions, finely sliced
    1 medium sweet onion, finely chopped
    2 4 oz. jars diced pimento, drained
    1 can diced ripe olives
    ½ cup flat parsley, minced
    ¼ cup cilantro, minced
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, minced
    1 bottle Tangy Tomato Bacon dressing

    Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.l
    Serve with Tortilla chips or crackers.
     
  8. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Scoop chips and some chopped up Fatty mixed in, Now you're talking Nachos!
     
  9. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    and a bit of melted cheese and hot sauce!
     

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