With Super Bowl right around the corner, and the Arizona Cardinals having a real chance at getting there, what will you bring to the biggest game of the year?

Lucia Schnitzer, owner of Luci’s Healthy Marketplace, is offering up her favorite game day recipe. Cowboy Caviar is a simple and delicious dish that can be served as a dip or as a meal itself. Below is a recipe that serves ten.

Cowboy Caviar 


Serves 10

1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

1 (15 ounce) can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained

1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained

1 (11 ounce) can yellow corn, drained

1 cup diced celery

1 small bunch cilantro leaves, chopped

1/2 red bell pepper, diced

1/2 yellow bell pepper, diced

1/2 cup chopped green onion

1 (2 ounce) jar chopped pimento peppers

2 tablespoons minced jalapeño pepper


1/2 cup rice vinegar

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/3 cup coconut sugar (low glycemic) or regular sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Combine the black beans, black-eyed peas, pinto beans, corn, celery, cilantro, red and yellow bell peppers, green onion, pimento peppers, jalapeno pepper, and garlic in a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. Bring the rice vinegar, olive oil, sugar, salt, and black pepper to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. All to cool to room temperature, then pour over the bean mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight. Drain before serving.

Luci’s Healthy Marketplace is a unique café that boasts a full menu, coffees and drinks. People can shop for healthy items to make nutritious meals in the marketplace. Located on the corner of Bethany and 16th Street, this neighborhood spot is a staple in central Phoenix.