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My "Yankee" Cowboy Caviar would make a great offering for a Labor Day Picnic! I call this “Yankee” Cowboy Caviar because I’m a born and bred Yankee who used to live in Cowboy Country Montana. But in reality, the dish is a pretty traditional, delicious, and healthy Southern staple. Not only does it taste SO good, it’s also loaded with nutrients from a variety of beans, vegetables, herbs, and seasonings. It’s the perfect bean salad dip for anyone watching their health.
I made this for the first time last year during the holidays for entertaining and it was a huge hit with my friends. I’ve been making it ever since because I love it so much.
Recipe makes 8 Servings
1 serving = 1 cup
1 SP and 132 calories per serving
1 avocado, diced
1 green pepper, diced
1 small red onion, diced
3 tomatoes, diced
1 jalapeno, diced
15 oz. can black beans
15 oz. can black-eyed peas or red beans
15 oz. can corn, no added sugar, drained
1-2 limes, juiced
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
2 packets Truvia
2 Tbsp fresh chopped cilantro, 1 tbsp dried
1 Tbsp garlic powder
1 Tbsp onion powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
In a large bowl, mix all of the ingredients. Taste it and add more seasoning if you like it with a fuller flavor. Serve! This dish pairs perfectly with Tostitos Scoops, just remember to count in the extra smart points or calories.
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