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Servings 6-8 persons

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | United States

Succotash - A recipe with a great name.


  • 2 quarts shelled Lima beans
  • 24 ears of corn cut off the cob
  • 1 pound of pickled pork (typically omitted)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (can be omitted)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (can be omitted or olive oil substituted)
  • pepper


If using pork, cover pork with water, and parboil it; add beans; then add corn, sugar, butter, and pepper to taste. After corn is added, watch carefully to keep from scorching. Serve.

Notes, tips, and variations[edit]

Succotash at Project Gutenberg

In some recipes, a red bell pepper (chopped) is added.