Creamy Lima Bean and Corn Succotash

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Succotash is a popular Southern vegetable combination. The dish is perfect with just about anything.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 6


  • 1 bag (1 lb.) frozen baby lima beans, thawed
  • 2 cups frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
  • 1 tsp. salt, divided
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper


  • Put baby lima beans in a large saucepan with ½ teaspoon salt. Cover with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add corn and more water to cover. Increase heat and bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 5–8 minutes or until beans and corn are tender.
  • Drain well. Stir in butter and add heavy cream to reach the desired consistency. Add pepper and remaining salt.