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Texas Style Caviar

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This colorful and crunchy “caviar” is full of fiber, very low in fat, and cholesterol free, making it a wonderful dip for reducing cancer risk. Scoop it up with Baked Tortilla Chips or wedges of whole-grain pita bread.
Ingredients
  Bulgur 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned black eyed peas 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), rinsed and drained (Cooked)
  Tomatoes 2 , finely chopped
  Green bell pepper 1 , finely chopped
  Green onions 3 , finely chopped
  Minced cilantro 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lime juice 3 Tablespoon, freshly squeezed
  Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce/0.25 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 , minced
  Adobo sauce 2 Teaspoon (From The Chiles)
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine the bulgur and salt in a large bowl. Stir in the boiling water, cover, and let stand for about 25 minutes, or until the bulgur is tender. Drain off any excess water.
Transfer the bulgur to a large mixing bowl. Add all of the remaining ingredients and stir until well combined. Taste and adjust the salt, lime juice, and adobo sauce if needed. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.
Stored in a covered container in the refrigerator, leftover Texas Caviar will keep for up to 3 days.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Dip
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Ever tried a vegetarian caviar? Well its not really caviar but is just as great! In this recipe, Katherine shows you how to make a vegetarian style caviar, only more delicious, more healthy, and makes a great dip! Filled with the goodness of vegetable and spices, this is a great recipe!

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