Mediterranean Style Cowboy Caviar

A salad recipe that will keep you coming back time and again.

Cowboy Caviar Salad (full recipe is on my site: HungryHappens.Net) @bria lemirande

♬ original sound – Stella Drivas

I always have a ton of bell peppers and never know what to do with them. PROBLEM SOLVED. And in an incredibly addicting way too! This is a must make snack, side or main. We constantly make it on the weekends and my daughter and I graze on it the whole day. I personally cannot get enough of it but do yourself a favor, and don’t forget the tortilla chips when you make it.

And don’t worry if you are missing an ingredient or two. The first time we made it and filmed it, I forgot the jalapeño and green bell pepper and it still tasted awesome. I would say the non negotiable ingredients are a few bell peppers, the beans, avocados, corn, olives and feta.

The dressing is simple and fantastic. We used white balsamic dressing the last time and it was pure perfection. This is just so perfect because its got the protein from the beans and the all the vegetables and creamy feta – its heaven!

cowboy caviar

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cowboy caviar with chips

Cowboy Caviar Salad

5 from 4 votes
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 14 oz black beans, drained + rinsed
  • 14 oz pinto beans, drained + rinsed
  • 1 red bell pepper, fine chop
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, fine chope
  • 1 orange bell pepper, fine chop
  • 1 green bell pepper, fine chop
  • 2 jalepeños, fine chop
  • 3/4 red onion, fine chop
  • 2 cups frozen sweet corn, thawed
  • 1 cup black olives, chopped
  • 6 oz feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 avocados, fine chop
  • Corn Tortilla Chips for scooping



  • If you're making this salad ahead assemble everything except the avocados.
  • Whisk together all of the dressing ingredients. Taste and adjust tang or sweetness to your palate.


Make it vegan with vegan feta and maple syrup or sugar, instead of honey.


Calories: 640kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 716mg | Potassium: 1041mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 572IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 222mg | Iron: 4mg
Author: Stella

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