The Eat Food NOT Money Cookbook

Texas caviar

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This is a very simple cold “dip”. Serve with crackers or tortilla chips.

What you’ll need:

1 (14 oz) can black eyed peas, drained
1 (15 oz) can white hominy or sweet corn, drained
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
4 green onions, sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium bell pepper, chopped
1/2 c. (1 small to medium) yellow or purple onion, chopped (the purple is sweeter)
1/4 c. cilantro, chopped
1 c. picante sauce

Combine all in a large bowl and mix lightly. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Cost:
black eyed peas – $0.89
hominy – $0.54
tomato – $1.00
small onions – $1.50/bunch
garlic cloves – $1.12
bell pepper – $0.90
onion – $1.12
salsa – $1.59
Total – $8.54

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November 19, 2009 - Posted by | -party ideas, -vegetables, -vote for Foodista contest, SIDE DISHES | , , , , , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. This looks good. And I can think of many variations on this as well. Yummy.

    Comment by Coco | November 24, 2009 | Reply

  2. Mmmm, that really looks so good and colorful. I love foods alfresca and that's what this is…no fat, just great vitamins!

    Comment by Doris Sturm | November 20, 2009 | Reply


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