Last modified on 14 August 2014, at 00:23


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 variationsEdit

Succotash at Project Gutenberg

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