The Best Cowboy Caviar

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by Sheynath

One recipe of this is never enough in our family, we always have to double or triple the batch. Cook time is actually chilling time.

Top Review by Sweet Diva MJ

This was very good - I made a couple of changes based on what I had on hand - I used a can on Rotel tomatoes, well drained, plus 1 can diced tomatoes well drained instead of fresh due to the staggering cost of fresh (and unimpressive-looking) tomatoes at the store. Since I used the Rotel tomatoes, which are quite spicy, I omitted the Tabasco sauce. I will make this again, but will probably use black beans instead. There was nothing wrong with the black-eyed peas in this recipe - I just love black beans! Made for Aussie/NZ Recipe Swap #15.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients except the avocado.
  2. Allow to sit in the refrigerator for several hours, or overnight.
  3. Peel and dice the avocados just before serving.
  4. Add avocado to remaining ingredients and stir gently to combine.
  5. Serve with tortilla chips.
  6. Adjust amounts of any ingredients to your preferred taste.

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