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Succotash. A simple dish of corn and baby limas.
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4.25 from 4 votes

“Sufferin’ Succotash”(Recipe: Succotash)


  • yield: 6 -8 side servings 3 - 4 main dish servings
  • Use fresh or frozen butterbeans and corn.
  • 3 - 4 strips of bacon diced
  • 2 cups whole kernel corn I prefer Silver Queen variety
  • 2 cups butterbeans tiny green limas
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Place diced bacon in a large pan and cook until the fat renders out and the bacon starts to crisp. The bacon doesn't need to fully cook.
  • Add corn and butterbeans to pan with bacon and drippings.
  • Cover with water, add salt and pepper. Stir well.
  • Simmer covered for 30 minutes or until butterbeans are tender. Taste for seasoning. Serve with cornbread for a complete meal or use as a side dish.
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