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Succotash (from the Native American Narraganset[?] language, msikwatash) is a food dish consisting primarily of lima beans[?] and corn (maize), possibly including pieces of cured meat.


Serves two.


  • lima beans, fresh, 1 cup
  • corn kernels, fresh, 1 1/2 cups
  • butter, 2 tblspns
  • cream, 1/4 cup
  • pepper, 1/4 tspn
  • salt, 1/2 tspn


  1. Drain any liquid from corn and lima beans.
  2. Steam lima beans for 10 minutes or until beans are soft.
  3. Add all ingredients to a large frying pan.
  4. Sautée until corn is cooked, but do not allow vegetables to disintegrate.
  5. Serve immediately.

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