Texas Caviar | Blackeyed Pea Dip

Crunchy, salty, savory and sweet, this Texas Caviar Blackeyed Pea Dip is an awesome healthy snack food that's perfect for tailgating, football or superbowl parties, camping, or picnics!
Course Appetizer, Healthy Snack
Cuisine Football &amp, Party Food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 -12 servings
Author Amber Forbes, Slim Pickin's Kitchen


  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar or sugar of choice
  • 1/2 tsp sweet or smoked! paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt or more to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp grapeseed or light extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 can black-eyed peas drained & rinsed
  • 1 can black beans drained & rinsed
  • 3/4 cup sweet corn kernels trimmed straight from the stalk, canned, or defrosted
  • 1/2 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 stalk celery trimmed & thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup grated or shredded carrot
  • 2 scallions trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped pickled jalapeno
  • 1-2 tbsp pickling juice from jalapenos optional
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro finely chopped


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together red wine vinegar, cumin, sugar, paprika, garlic powder, salt & pepper.
  2. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil until well combined.
  3. Add the remaining fresh veggies and herbs directly on top of the dressing and toss to coat.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  5. Serve Texas caviar with fresh veggies or <a href="">Homemade Cool Ranch Corn Chips</a>
  6. Enjoy!