Texas Cavier – The Recipe Redux

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Spring is in full swing and summer is just around the corner and I had a lot of fun with this month’s Recipe Redux. I was recently invited to join and am ecstatic to be part of such a cool community! I really wanted to think of something fun and creative for my induction and I think this will keep the creativity flowing.

May 2016 – Theme

Small Plates For Sunny Days
Small bites are perfect for trying many different tastes. Take tapas style eating outside for al fresco dining or a simple picnic. Or maybe you’re serving small bites at a bridal or baby shower or a graduation party. Show us your healthy take on small plates and finger foods. 
I was at a picnic last weekend and someone made a dish similar to this which inspired me to make my own version of it. And I had to bring something to book club. My book club girlies are forever my blog recipe guinea pigs.
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They don’t seem to mind.
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This dish is perfect summertime fun food! It’s a great snack, appetizer and fabulous potluck accompaniment. I have a feeling this will be making several appearances in my summer and potluck menu this summer.
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Texas Caviar
1 cup of cooked black beans
1/2 of a bell pepper, diced (I used orange)
1 medium-sized tomato, diced
1/2 of an avocado, diced
3/4 cup of fresh or frozen corn
1 clove of garlic, minced
1 handful of fresh parsley, minced
2 tbsp of olive oil
the juice of a lime
1/4 tsp each of sea salt & black pepper
Throw all of the ingredients into a bowl and combine.
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I think it could actually work as a stand alone salad. It would also go great with crackers or chips – I served mine on sliced cucumber. Sunny was my official cucumber taste tester.
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What small bites have you been enjoying lately?
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I’m sharing this at Plant Based Potluck Party & Healthy Vegan Fridays

15 thoughts on “Texas Cavier – The Recipe Redux

  1. That looks really fresh and tasty, a great little snack. I love serving things on cucumber slices as well. Good Sunny, for making sure the cucumber was suitable. 😉

  2. Yay, that’s so cool you are part of Recipe Redux now Kimmy! Your Texas caviar bites are so creative, I love these! I’m a Reduxer too, but I missed this month’s linkup due to being away from home and not being prepared with a scheduled post before I left :( I can’t wait to see your Redux post next month <3

    1. Would you believe I was SO EXCITED to post for them that I worked really hard on creating the recipe, taking good pictures, making sure I added the linky to my post… and then I forgot to link up. D’oh! Ah well. Next month. I can’t wait to see your recipe next month. We can be Redux buddies =)

  3. This appetizer is so delectable! I would love to make these for my next book club meeting. Thank you for sharing your healthy and delicious Texas Cavier recipe with us at the Plant-Based Potluck Party. I’m pinning and sharing.

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