This addicting Tex-Mex dish goes by many different names such as Texas Caviar, Cowboy Caviar and Black Bean Corn Salsa, but regardless of the name, it’s simply delicious. This is a perfect dish to bring to summer potlucks, and if you haven’t tried it yet, you’re in for a real treat. 

Servings: 8-10


  • 1 can corn, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tomatoes, diced
  • 2 avocados, diced
  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • ¾ cup chopped green onion
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 cup sugar

Step 1: Drain and rinse the corn and black beans. Add to a large bowl.

Step 2: Chop the tomatoes, avocadoes and onions. Add to the black bean and corn mixture.

Step 3: In a small bowl, mix together the vinegar, olive oil, lime juice and sugar.

Step 4: Toss the liquid mixture in with the veggies.

Step 5: Cover and refrigerate at least one hour or overnight.


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