Succotash of Fresh Corn, Lima Beans, Tomatoes and Onions

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

The recipe is from Bon Appétit Magazine (Oct. 2008) by Amelia Saltsman, author of excellent cookbook, "The Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook: Seasonal Foods, Simple Recipes and Stories from the Market and Farm". Recipe can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Rewarm before continuing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and sprinkle with coarse salt. Sauté until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add tomatoes, corn, and lima beans. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until corn and lima beans are tender and tomatoes are soft, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Stir in basil and serve.
Most Helpful

Nice variation on plain succotash. I made it exactly like the recipe except I used dried rather than fresh basil. It was easy to make, had excellent flavor and was moister than regular succotash. When I make it again, the only chnage would be to add a little more tomato.

CranberrySparkle January 27, 2009