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Texas Caviar

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2008-07-25 Appetizer
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This Texas caviar combines black beans, tomatoes, whole kernel corn, cilantro, jalapenos, garlic and lime. A seasoned vinaigrette of red wine vinegar and olive oil is poured over all and chilled.

  • Servings: 10

Ingredients:

4 Large Tomatoes
1 Ear White Corn
1 Ear Yellow Corn
1 bunch Cilantro
2 Jalapeno Peppers
4 cloves Garlic
2 tsp Salt
2 Limes
2 , 15 Oz. Cans Black Beans, drained and rinsed
Vinaigrette:
½ cup Red Wine Vinegar
2 tsp Seasoning Salt
1 tsp Pepper
½ tsp Celery Seed
1 tsp Dried Italian Seasoning
½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Directions:

Cook corn and cut off the kernels. Small dice the tomatoes, chop the cilantro, fine dice the jalapenos, mince the garlic, and place all in a large bowl. Then you will add the black beans, the juice and zest of the limes and the salt. Next in a small mixing bowl place the red wine vinegar, seasoned salt, pepper, celery seed, and Italian seasoning; then slowly whisk in the olive oil to form the vinaigrette. Toss the vegetables with the vinaigrette; chill for one hour until flavors blend. Serve with tortilla chips.

Helpful Tips:

This can be used as a dip or as a garnish or topping for a main dish.