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Festive Dip Recipe

Festive Dip Recipe

This colorful dish is great for all parties and festivities. My daughter loves helping to prepare it! —Donna Kollar, Austintown, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • Corn chips


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Drizzle with salad dressing; toss to coat. Serve with corn chips. Yield: 4 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup (calculated without chips): 104 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 363mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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HAPPYX3 User ID: 4111770 152637
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2011

"This was just OK. Needs to be perked up."

kate4814 User ID: 4909135 160308
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2011

"Very good reipce and healthy! I left out the hot pepper and was tasty. Would be good with cucumbers, tomatoes, etc. Will make again. A pretty presentation dish. Nice for a Christmas dish, red and green peppers colors."

mjburns16 User ID: 3950256 152635
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2011

"The first time I made this was for a church function. Everyone loved it and wanted the recipe. I will definately be making it again. I added celery. You can make this with so many different variations."

gonecookin User ID: 2442750 61890
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2011

"Enjoyed this dip very much. The only tweeking I did was added a can of golden hominy and a dash of cumin. Cilantro would be good in it too."

sbmoore54 User ID: 5872377 68291
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2011

"This is almost like a recipe that I have done many times called "Redneck Caviar". In place of the black-eyed peas, I use black beans and also add a can of Rotel with Cilantro."

Teresa1958 User ID: 1527485 106440
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2011

"I have been making this recipe for several years but I add white hominy and call it "Texas Caviar""

shelleymthom User ID: 5810329 106439
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2011

"This was extremely easy to put together and so light tasting as you eat it. I will for sure make it again."

shelleymthom User ID: 5810329 76525
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2011

"This was extremely easy to put together and so light tasting as you eat it. I will for sure make it again."

devilgrrl User ID: 5356323 84982
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2010

"Very light & refreshing. My 2 year old loves this! Will make again!"

lafaune User ID: 1180756 68288
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"This is so good, no cooking and makes a great salad or side dish for the summer"

Gabrielle Schroader User ID: 3910269 68284
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2010

"I've made this a few times for pot lucks and it always goes over well. I make a double batch and put jalapenos in one batch and none in the other. Very good and fresh and healthy."

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