Shoepeg Salsa

by Melanie on August 11, 2008

I made 8 batches of this salsa for a dear friend’s daughters wedding reception. It was really easy to make and very tasty so I thought I would share the recipe here. It is especially great served with fritos scoops! I made this again on sunday for an after church lunch for my family. Yummy!
Shoepeg Salsa
submitted by Melanie
2 cans shoepeg corn (drain)
1 can blackeyed peas (drained and rinsed)
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 purple or sweet onion-diced
1 cup of chopped cilantro
1/2 cup wishbone robust italian dressing
1/2 cup wishbone sweet and spicy french dressing
Combine and enjoy!

{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

1 stephanie August 11, 2008 at 6:29 pm

I enjoyed it at the wedding reception. It is very yummy!

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2 Deanna August 11, 2008 at 10:37 pm

We call this Mississippi Caviar!!

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3 Mindy August 12, 2008 at 12:48 am

Mmmm… looks yummy. It reminds me of Texas Cavier.

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4 Brittany August 12, 2008 at 4:23 am

That is so funny because I was going to post my Texas cavier recipe on Wed!! I’m excited to try this one though – you have told me about it before and I love this style of salsa. yum!

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5 Maria August 12, 2008 at 3:41 pm

I love salsa! Can’t wait to try this version!

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6 Heather August 12, 2008 at 4:52 pm

Any chance this was for Lindsey Pfleuger’s reception? She married my brother Kaleb and I enjoyed this salsa at a reception last week. How funny to be blog surfing and find a picture of this salsa that I loved. Thanks for sharing

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7 Melanie C. August 12, 2008 at 5:16 pm

Heather,
YOu are absolutely right–this was for Lindsey and Kaleb’s reception!! How funny–what a small world! Wasn’t the wedding beautiful–especially the bride and groom?! And all the food was just great!

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8 Marnie August 13, 2008 at 7:01 pm

Mel- I have a very similiar recipe that uses fresh avacado and black beans instead of the fresh pepper. It is one of our favorites.

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9 Mindy August 14, 2008 at 1:51 am

Now that I have tried this, I can say with certainty that it IS very yummy. :)

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10 Starlie August 17, 2008 at 3:32 am

Hi Melanie,
Loved the salsa at Linsey’s wedding! Thanks for the nice comments on my blogs. I listed this site as one of my favorite links. I know anything I make from this site will be wonderful!

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11 Colleen August 20, 2008 at 5:12 pm

this looks so fresh and easy! i am going to try it this weekend. love the blog too and the idea behind it…how nice to be able to share your love of cooking with so many sisters!

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12 Bonnie September 6, 2008 at 2:16 am

What is shoepeg corn ?

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13 Melanie Anne September 6, 2008 at 5:05 pm

Hi Bonnie,
Shoepeg corn is just a tiny corn. It comes in a can on the isle with all the other canned corn and vegtables. I think the brand i bought last time was green giant. Good luck! Another great recipe using is on theis site is Black and White bean dip. IT is a hot dip–0and seriously GREAT!!

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14 Amanda January 15, 2009 at 12:40 am

My mom made your recipe over the holidays and it was a huge hit. It’s a great alternative to regular salsa. Love it!

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15 Shannon November 22, 2009 at 3:34 am

I have made this multiple times and it is always a hit. It makes enough to take to a party and keep a little at home for the family :-) Love your blog. Keep up the great work!

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