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Cowboy Caviar Recipe

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This recipe for Cowboy Caviar, by , is from NOW WE'RE COOKING, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Tammi Jenkins
Added: Thursday, July 21, 2005


1 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 15 oz. can black beans, drained but not rinsed
1 4 oz. can black olives, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic
2 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. lime juice
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
1/8 tsp. pepper

Mix everything, except cream cheese.
Refrigerator for at least 4 hours. (Can be made a ay early)
Spread cream cheese in thin layer in large pie plate or round plate with high edge.
Spread mixture on top. Serve with Scoops or tortilla chips.




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