Eastern Shore Succotash

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Chef Kate

This is the real thing--the way it's made on the eastern shore of Maryland in the summer when the vegetables are fresh from the earth--no sausage, no bacon--just beans and corn in their full glory.

Top Review by ChefDebs

This was a delightful way to serve fresh limas from the garden; the lemon really added to this dish

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the beans in a saucepan and add water just to cover and lightly salt the water.
  2. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer until the beans are barely tender, about 12 to 18 minutes.
  3. Shuck the fresh corn.
  4. Using a chef's knife held at the diagonal, scrape the kernels off the two ears of corn.
  5. Add the corn to the beans and simmer for ten more minutes.
  6. Remove from heat, season with butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  7. Eat immediately.
  8. Summer on the Chesapeake.

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