This succotash recipe is a combination of bacon, corn, tomatoes and lima beans, all cooked together to make a colorful and delicious side dish. Succotash pairs perfectly with grilled meats and seafood, and can even be served as a lighter main course option.
- 6 slices bacon chopped
- 1/2 cup onion diced
- 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic minced
- 16 ounce bag frozen lima beans cooked according to package directions
- 2 cups corn kernels
- 1 cup green beans cut into 1 inch pieces
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes halved
- salt and pepper to taste
- 3 tablespoons fresh herbs such as parsley, chives, dill or basil
Place the bacon in a pan over medium high heat. Cook the bacon for 5-6 minutes or until browned and crispy.
Remove the bacon from the pan. Leave 1 tablespoon of bacon grease in the pan and discard the rest.
Add the onion and cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
Add the lima beans, corn, green beans and butter to the pan. Cook for 5-6 minutes or until green beans are tender.
Remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the cherry tomatoes. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper to taste.
Sprinkle the reserved bacon and herbs over the succotash, then serve.
Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 479mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 616IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2mg