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HealthPerks Recipe: Cowboy Caviar


  • 2 (15oz) cans of black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 (15oz) cans of pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 (15oz) cans of white corn, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (4oz) can chopped green chiles, undrained
  • 1 red bell pepper – cored, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper – cored, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Optional: 1 jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped



  1. Mix the black beans, pinto beans, white corn, green chiles, jalapeno pepper, red and green bell peppers, red onion, and cilantro together in a large bowl.
  2. To make the dressing, stir the rice vinegar, olive oil, and garlic powder together in a pan. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat, and cool.
  3. Pour dressing over bean mixture, and toss to mix evenly.


This recipe first appeared in the July 2014 edition of the HealthPerks newsletter.

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