Mississippi caviar

Prep Time 10 minutes Total Time 10 minutes
Serves About 3 cups     adjust servings

Mississippi caviar is a fast, easy and versatile bean salsa!


  • 1 can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 bell pepper, diced small (red, green, yellow or orange are all fine)
  • 1 cup onion, diced small
  • 4 jalapeno peppers, membranes and seeds removed, finely chopped
  • 1 2 oz. jar pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 cup Italian dressing (homemade or store-bought)


  1. Combine all ingredients, cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight. Stir occasionally.
  2. Serve with tortilla chips or crackers. Or use with pork chops or grilled chicken. Or on top of burgers - it seriously goes with everything!
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