Redneck Caviar

Donna Brown Recipe

By Donna Brown gabbiegirl

No-Cook or Other

This dip is really good with Tostitos scoops or your favorite cracker. My son didn't like any of these ingredients until he tried this combination. You may also substitute black beans for a can of pinto beans. (It is also called Cowboy Caviar or Texas Caviar).


1 can(s)
blackeyed or purple hull peas, drained
1 can(s)
black beans, drained and rinsed well
1 can(s)
shoepeg corn, drained
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes with jalapeno peppers (Rotel), drain some of juice off
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes, drained
chopped bell pepper (1/2 green pepper and 1/2 red pepper is really pretty)
chopped onion to taste (you can used a few green onions and some sweet onion or you may like chopped red onion, whatever your preference
1 or 2
chopped jalapeno peppers, with insides removed (be careful they will cause skin to burn when removing insides)
chopped fresh cilantro, to taste, about 1/2 cup
sugar to taste, about 2-3 Tablespoons
1 bottle
Zesty Italian dressing
1 tsp
minced garlic

Directions Step-By-Step

Put beans, peas, and corn in container with tight fitting lid. Add tomatoes and Rotel. Chop and add rest of ingredients. Pour Italian dressing over, marinate a few hours or overnight. Keep refrigerated.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Lisa Wolverton Johnson lisalisa19860
Jul 6, 2014
Love this stuff. We have a local Rest that actuals sells this as an appetizer. Years ago I had a friend who made it and served it hot, very good that way too. I did have a question, does anyone know "How long you can keep it in the frige before it goes bad?"
Donna Brown gabbiegirl
Dec 4, 2011
Thank you, Judi!☺
Judi Szpor jszpor
Dec 4, 2011
Had a party tonight and had many people come up to me and say this was the best dish at the party! Woo Hoo! SO glad I found it! Thanks for sharing!
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