T – Texas Caviar Rice & Beans

Texas Caviar Rice & Beans

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During the A-Z Blog Challenge I will bring Dave Ramsey Fans recipes from across the web and around the world that contain BEANS and RICE. As part of the challenge I would love for you to share a link to your favorite budget friendly recipe that starts with the letter of the day.


Texas Caviar Rice & Beans

From Emily @ A Nutritionist Eats


For the Salad

  • 1 (15.8-oz.) can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15-oz.) can no-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped roasted red bell peppers
  • ¼ cup seeded and finely chopped poblano pepper
  • Texas Vinaigrette
  • 2 (8.8-oz.) pouches fully cooked basmati rice
  • ⅔ cup thinly sliced celery
  • ¾ cup (3 oz.) shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 1¼ cups chopped tomatoes
  • ¾ cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • ⅓ cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 6 oz. tortilla chips
  • Garnish: sliced pickled jalapeño peppers

For the Vinaigrette

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1½ Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1½ Tbsp. hot sauce
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • ¼ tsp. chili powder
  • ¼ tsp. ground cumin


For the Salad

  • Stir together first 5 ingredients in a medium-size microwave-safe glass bowl; let stand 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring at 30-second intervals.
  • Heat rice according to package directions; fluff with a fork. Layer rice, bean mixture, celery, cheese, tomato, cilantro, and green onions in 2-qt. trifle bowl or straight-sided bowl. Serve with tortilla chips.

For the Vinaigrette

  • Whisk all ingredients together. *You’ll need only half of this dressing for the Texas Caviar Rice and Beans. Store the remainder in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.

Please see actual website for pictures and detailed instructions – A Nutritionist Eats

Please share your favorite recipes and enjoy the A-Z Challenge.


2 responses

  1. Haha, love the cookbook for dave ramsey fans! 🙂 I’ve not tried texas caviar before but may have to make it soon!

    1. Thanks for stopping by. My apologies for the delay, I joined the AF Reserves and had to attend several months of training.

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