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Chef John's Succotash Recipe
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  • READY IN 40 mins

Chef John's Succotash

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"This may be America's oldest vegetable recipe, coming from a Narragansett Indian word, 'msickquatash,' which, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, means 'boiled corn kernels.' When most of you hear the word succotash, you probably don't think of a delicious vegetable side dish, you probably think of the catchphrase, 'Sufferin' succotash!' But succotash really is a great and very underrated recipe."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil and butter in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion with a pinch of salt in hot butter and oil until onion is softened and slightly golden, 6 to 7 minutes. Add red bell pepper, jalapeno, and garlic; cook and stir until peppers are fragrant and softened, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Stir tomatoes, cumin, black pepper, and cayenne pepper into onion mixture; cook and stir until heated through, 1 to 3 minutes. Add zucchini, green beans, water, and a pinch of salt; cook until zucchini are almost tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Stir corn and lima beans into zucchini mixture until heated through, about 3 to 5 minutes more. Season with salt.
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Sep 16, 2014

This was a great way to use up little bits of everything! I didn't have a jalapeno or lima beans (and I omitted the cayenne) and it was DELISH!

 
Jun 13, 2014

I didn't have Lima beans and I added some brown sugar to mellow out the heat from the japs and cayenne. It went over pretty well, this one is a keeper.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 127 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 4.6 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 101 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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