Down Home Succotash Recipe
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Down Home Succotash Recipe

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If you grow your own corn, you can have it be really fresh for this recipe if you make sure everything is ready before you pick the corn! That's the way I like it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 12-14 servings


  • 1/4 pound sliced bacon, chopped
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen corn
  • 1/2 pound lima beans
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 56 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 99mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towels and drain all but 1 tablespoon drippings.
  2. In the same skillet, add the corn, beans, green pepper and onion. Simmer for 10-15 minutes or until vegetables are almost tender, adding water if necessary. Stir in tomatoes and bacon; cook just until tomatoes are heated through. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Down Home Succotash in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994, p32

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