Mississippi Caviar

By Debe Pendice

Ingredients
  • 1 (15oz) can black-eyed peas, drained

  • 1 (15oz) can black beans, drained

  • 1 (15oz) can whole kernal corn, drained

  • 2 large tomates, seeded and diced

  • 1 medium onion, diced

  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced

  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic(about 8 cloves)

  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro, chopped(about 1/2 cup)

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

  • 1 (.70z package dry Italian dressing mix(such as Good Seasons)

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 cup vinegar

Directions
  1. Combine first 11 ingredients, in a large bowl. Stir well.

  2. Combine dressing mix, oil and vinegar. Pour over mixture. Stir well. Chill at least 2 hours.

  3. Serve with tortilla chips. Makes about 8 cups.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
Per serving(1/2 cup)
Calories
130
Fat
7g
Cholesterol
0mg
Protein
4g
Carbohydrates
14g
Fiber
3g
Sodium
430mg

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3 replies

Avera
Avera 2009-01-11 00:20:15 -0600 Report

I love salsa! I think I will make mine without the peppers the first time. I am really looking forward to trying this. My youngest son loves any kind of salsa. I will make it for him when he visits.