Succotash

If you use dried beans, be sure to soak them overnight and then cook them in water until they are al dente.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. fresh lima beans
  • 2 ears fresh corn
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. flour
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • ½ cup vegetable stock
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Cook the beans and corn separately in boiling water until just tender (not quite done). Remove the corn kernels from the cobs. Small-dice the onion and red pepper.
  • In a large saucepan, heat the oil to medium temperature, add the onion, and sauté until light golden in color. Add the red pepper and cook for 1 minute. Season with black pepper.
  • Add the beans and corn, sprinkle with flour, and stir. Whisk in the milk and stock; simmer at low heat for approximately 30 to 45 minutes, until the beans and corn are thoroughly cooked. Garnish with parsley.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. fresh lima beans
  • 2 ears fresh corn
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. flour
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • ½ cup vegetable stock
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Cook the beans and corn separately in boiling water until just tender (not quite done). Remove the corn kernels from the cobs. Small-dice the onion and red pepper.
  • In a large saucepan, heat the oil to medium temperature, add the onion, and sauté until light golden in color. Add the red pepper and cook for 1 minute. Season with black pepper.
  • Add the beans and corn, sprinkle with flour, and stir. Whisk in the milk and stock; simmer at low heat for approximately 30 to 45 minutes, until the beans and corn are thoroughly cooked. Garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories110
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium70mg
Total Carbohydrate21g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars5g
Protein5g