This recipe for Cowboy Caviar With Italian Dressing is super easy, and crazy delicious even for non-vegans. It starts with a fun and zesty, shake-able Italian dressing which is then poured over and mixed into the vegan Texas caviar salad. Cherry tomatoes, avocados and corn make it a colorful plate. A healthy lunch, side dish, or appetizer in just 15 minutes flat!
This recipe comes to us from Mihaela Metaxa Albu of Blondelish.
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Prep time: 15 minutes
For the Italian Dressing:
1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil – extra virgin
3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp. fresh lime or lemon juice
1 tbsp. maple syrup
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp. dried crushed red pepper or chili flakes
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
For the Cowboy Caviar:
1 orange or green bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 medium red onion, finely diced
2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely diced
2 cups (300g) cherry tomatoes, halved
1 large avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
1 can (15 oz./425g) corn, drained
1 can (15 oz./425g) black beans, well rinsed and drained