Late Summer Succotash

Ottawa Athletic Club Recipe of the Week

September 5th, 2018

What better way to make the most of end-of-summer produce than with a sunny succotash that can also be served cold as a salad?

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Yield: 6 Servings


  • 2 cups shelled lima beans or 1 10-oz. pkg. frozen baby lima beans, thawed
  • 1 tbs. butter
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, diced (1cup)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbs. chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbs. chopped fresh basil
  • 1 t bs. white balsamic vinega


  1. If using fresh lima beans, bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Add beans, and blanch 2 to 3 minutes, or until tender but not soft.
  2. Heat butter and oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, and sauté 5 to 7 minutes, or until it begins to brown. Add garlic, and cook 1 minute more.
  3. Stir in lima beans, and sauté 5 minutes. Add corn and tomatoes, and sauté 1 minute more, or until
    heated through, but tomatoes have not released their juices. Remove from heat, and stir in parsley, basil, and vinegar. Serve warm or chilled.

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