TEXAS CAVIAR(BLACK-EYED PEAS)

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 16oz.can black eyed peas, rinsed
  • 4 scallions, green parts only, chopped
  • 2-3 jalapenos or serranos, seeded and minced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup corn oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Drain rinsed peas.
  • Transfer to a bowl.
  • Add scallions, jalapenos and cilantro.
  • Toss to mix. Whisk together the oil,lime juice and vinegar and pour over blackeyed peas.
  • Transfer to a large jar and marinate for a few days, turning occaisionly.( I usually just do it a day in advance).
  • Serve with corn chips or hot tortillas.

Notes

I meant to contribute this in time for New Years but oh well! I make it every year to bring good luck and it tastes good, too.

Categories: Appetizer  Beans  Dip  No Bake/Cook 

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