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Cowboy Bean Salad recipe

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy caviar is fresh, vibrant, fully loaded beans and summer vegetables salad tossed in a tangy and sweet lime dressing! A right kick of spices makes it an ideal party dip or a go to healthy meal prep option. Call it salsa, bean salad or cowboy caviar this is perfect Southwestern delight.
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bean salad, cowboy bean salad
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 361kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 1 cup Corn frozen or fresh
  • 1 cup Kidney beans
  • ½ cup Cherry Tomatoes (quartered)
  • ¼ cup Avocado
  • 1 tablespoon Lime
  • cup Cilantro coriander (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil Extra virgin
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • ½ Red Bell Pepper (chopped)


  • First Start by making the lime dressing. For that in a small bottle add extra virgin olive oil, lime juice, salt, sugar, chipotle, black pepper.
  • Tighten the lid on the bottle and shake it well to combined emulsify to make lime salad dressing. Keep this aside.
  • In a mixing bowl add corn, kidney beans, or any other beans that you are using, chopped bell peppers, quartered tomatoes, and chopped avocado.
  • Now, add chopped cilantro and pour the lime dressing in the mix. Mix everything well with a spoon.
  • You can add chopped onions if you wish. Use them as a garnish that way they remain crunchy and taste better. You can also add them together with the rest of the ingredients and serve.



  •  You can make the lime dressing in advance that keeps well for 10-15 days in the fridge.
  • You can use fresh boiled corn and beans or canned corn and beans as per convenience or choice.
  • For meals, preps combine everything and store the dressing separately if you plan to keep it for more than 3 days.
  • You can make this and store it in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • You can add lime juice to refresh it if you have stored it in the fridge.


Calories: 361kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 590mg | Potassium: 789mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2072IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 3mg