Mississippi Caviar

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by mailbelle

Black-eyed peas, black beans, corn, tomatoes, onions and peppers in a zesty dressing. A cool salsa in the hot summer!

Top Review by mwelsh9

This is my absolute favorite version of Mississippi Caviar! The only suggestion I have is to use the Zesty version of italian dressing mix. I had to use it once because I didn't have the regular and found that everyone in my family liked it better.
This is one of those recipes that everyone requests when I'm invited for a gathering or cookout. I serve it with corn chips, but some people I know just eat it as a side dish salad. YUM!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 11 ingredients (peas through Italian seasoning) in a large bowl. Stir well.
  2. Combine dressing mix, oil and vinegar. Pour over pea mixture. Stir well. Chill at least 2 hours.
  3. Serve with tortilla chips. Makes about 8 cups.

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