Cowboy Caviar


All cans are 15oz (You can use fresh ingredients instead if you wish)

1 can black beans
1 can black-eyed peas
1 can of diced tomatoes
(we like Rotel for some spice)
1 can corn
1 Avocado
1 Onion
1 Red or Orange bell pepper
1 Jalapeno
1 tsp Chili powder 1 tsp Cumin
Salt & Pepper
1/4 Cup lime juice
fresh cilantro

Cowboy Caviar

Sep 13, 2022Brian Witmer
Contributed By: Live. Life. Simple. 

This recipe make 8 Cups*

You can also freeze dry tortilla shells to make chips for this (try spritzing with lime juice)


  1. In a large mixing bowl add drained beans, corn, tomatoes
  2. Dice avocado, onion, pepper, jalapeno, cilantro & add to bowl
  3. Add chili powder, cumin, lime juice and salt and pepper to taste
  4. Mix all ingredients
  5. Freeze Dry
  6.  Store Appropriately. (See Tips and Tricks for storage help)

Cycle time:

32hr 40min in a large freeze dryer with premium pump


Add water to preferred consistency and let sit for 5 minutes


* Large Tray = 8 Cups/tray   Medium = 6 Cups/Tray   Small = 4 Cups/Tray

Cycle times & rehydration for reference only. Your results may vary.

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