Succotash Recipe -
Succotash Recipe
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"Frozen or canned vegetables may be substituted for fresh ones."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    45 mins


  1. Melt 1/2 cup butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in lima beans and salt, and cook until tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a separate saucepan heat tomatoes, sugar and remaining 1/2 cup butter. Cook until tomatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
  3. Stir tomatoes into lima beans and add corn; cook 10 minutes more.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 17, 2004

For an EASY and LOW-FAT version, I used canned lima beans, canned tomatoes, and canned creamed corn. I omitted the butter, salt, and sugar, and just added some garlic powder instead. This was great hot or even cold (served as a summer salad dish)!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 20, 2008

Way too much butter for me.I've just cooked it and am trying to find a way to save it.

Aug 23, 2007

I wanted to make something with Lima Beans so the ingredient search showed up this recipe. The recipe looked rather bland, but I decided just to try it anyway. I'm glad I did! Here was my version since I had nothing fresh on hand. Since I was feeding 6 people I used 3 cups frozen lima beans, 2 cans diced tomatos (with juice), 2 cups of frozen sweet corn, 1 stick of butter, seasoning salt, pepper and a touch of onion powder to taste. I simmered the limas first with the stick of butter until tender (15-20 min), added tomatos, corn, 2 packs of Splenda and seasonings. Simmered on low for another 15 minutes and Voila! Every last bite was thoroughly enjoyed by all ... thanks!

Feb 10, 2004

I used shelled edamame in place of the lima beans -- Not because I don't love limas, because I do, I just didn't have any. It turned out great with the edamame. I can't wait to try it with limas:)

Dec 12, 2003

I wanted to make this ahead for Thanksgiving. I thought it sounded wonderful when I was reading it. It did turn out wonderful. I cannot wait to serve it to my guests. I do have a suggestion, however... Make it when fresh corn and tomatoes are in season. I used fresh corn and tomatoes but had to buy frozen lima beans. I doubled the recipe and with the vegies being out of season, spent about $20.00 just to make it. That's ok this one time - it's a special occasion and everyone is going to love it! I had to find out how to skin the tomatoes, because I didn't know. You wash them and remove the stem. Boil a pot of water deep enough to cover the largest tomatoe. Have a container with ice water with ice floating it it ready - also enough to be able to submerse all of the tomatoes you plan to do. Cut a small shallow x on the bottom of each tomatoe. Put them in the boiling water, doing 1 at a time, for 30 seconds (really, just 30 seconds), and them put them in the ice water for 5 minutes. They came out beautiful! Thanks for a great recipe!

Nov 14, 2006

I made this last night and my boyfriend and I loved it! However, though I used the same ingredients, I scaled down the recipe by half and then only used half of the amount of butter than was called for. I started one cup frozen lima beans in 1/4 cup (half a stick)of butter in a skillet over medium-low heat for about 10 min, then I added two peeled and chopped tomatoes, the sugar, and one cup frozen corn and simmered it in the same pan for about another 20 minutes. I fail to understand why two pans are needed to prepare this dish. Still, the flavor was sooooo good and the vegies retained their texture (except for the tomatoes).

Jun 14, 2007

This is a great side dish! I cut this in half since it was just for two of us. I used frozen lima beans and canned corn, which worked just fine in this recipe.

Aug 01, 2007

OMG! I used all fresh local produce and real butter! I only made half the recipe and wish I had made the whole thing. SO GOOD! Like another reviewer I did not use two pots. Cooked the beans about 10 minutes and then added the tomatoes for 10 more. Then the corn for about 5 I couldn't wait any longer to eat it! YUM!


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  • Calories
  • 477 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.1 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 33.9 g
  • 52%
  • Fiber
  • 7.3 g
  • 29%
  • Protein
  • 8.7 g
  • 17%
  • Sodium
  • 1083 mg
  • 43%

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

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