So Simple Cowboy Caviar

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Ducky

Had this at a potluck picnic and it was wonderful. I sought out the woman who made it and got the recipe. The secret is to drain it before serving so it isn't swimming in dressing. Serve with tortilla chips. I use cider vinegar but feel free to use white, red, raspberry or any other flavor of your choice. Can sizes are given for the current commonly available sizes in the US. Adjust ingredients for your taste. Times do not include marinate or draining time.

Top Review by gay

Here in Texas, we leave out the sugar, vinegar and oil and use lime juice, plus cilantro, jalapeno peppers diced and seeded and salt.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In small saucepan, combine oil, sugar and vinegar.
  2. Heat and boil 1 minute and then cool completely.
  3. In large bowl, combine beans, peas, corn, peppers and onions.
  4. Pour vinegar mixture over bean/pepper mixture and mix to thoroughly coat.
  5. Cover and marinate overnight.
  6. Drain for 2-3 hours before serving.

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