Easy Succotash

Easy Succotash

This Southern staple is the perfect side to grilled or barbecued meats. A welcome favorite for potlucks, parties, cookouts, and on game day.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Total Time26 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American BBQ
Servings: 8 People

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups corn (frozen or canned)
  • 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 can cooked lima beans, drained
  • 1 can black eyed beans, drained
  • 3 large green onion, thinly sliced (white and green parts separated
  • 6-8 okra, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • handful of flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped

Instructions

  • Heat butter in a large pot. Add white parts of green onion and garlic. Cook for 1 minute, stirring often. Add chopped bell pepper and okra. Cook over medium-low heat for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat if needed. Add remaining ingredients (except parsley) and heat for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from succotash from heat and stir in parsley. Scoop out in to serving dish and garnish with remaining green onion slices.

Notes

Photo by: Susan Lucas Hoffman