Cowboy Salad

Prep time: 20 minutes
Yield: 15 servings
Serving Size 1/2 cup
Nutrition Facts: View Label
Make it a Meal: 
    • a fruit salad
    • & a glass of low-fat milk.

    Ingredients

    2 cans
    (15 ounces) black-eyed peas or black beans
    1 can
    (15 ounces) corn
    1 bunch
    cilantro
    1 bunch
    green onions (5 green onions)
    3 medium tomatoes
    1 avocado (optional)
    1 tablespoon
    canola or vegetable oil
    2 tablespoons
    vinegar or lime juice
    salt and black pepper to taste

    Directions

    1. Drain and rinse the black-eyed peas (or black beans) and corn.
    2. Finely chop the cilantro and green onions.
    3. Dice the tomatoes and avocados.
    4. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
    5. Mix oil, vinegar (or lime juice), salt and pepper together in a small bowl.
    6. Pour oil mixture over salad ingredients and toss lightly.
    7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

    Notes

    • Serve with your favorite meal or as a snack with tortilla chips.
    • Try adding other vegetables such as sweet or hot peppers or zucchini.
    Last updated: 12/18/13

    2 Comments for "Cowboy Salad"

    5

    This recipes is great! Even kids love it! Try it plain or eat it with tortilla chips!

    5

    This is great and easy to make. Can also use fresh or frozen corn.

    Rating: 
    4.75
    Average: 4.8 (4 votes)

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