The Eat Food NOT Money Cookbook

Easy Succotash

Using fresh ingredients in this recipe makes all the difference.

What you’ll need:

2 c (about 1 lb) fresh lima beans
4 c (about 8 ears) fresh corn, cut from cob
3 Tbl butter
½ c whipping cream
½ tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper

Bring a heavy saucepan filled with salted water to a boil. Add beans and boil about 15 minutes or until almost tender; drain and return to pan. Mix in remaining ingredients and stir well. Reduce heat to low and cook and stir about 10 minutes or until corn is tender. Serves 6.

Cost:
lima beans – $2.85/lb
corn – $1.99
butter – $1.75/pound
whipping cream – $1.49
Total – $7.85

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February 17, 2009 - Posted by | -vegetarian (*or almost*), MAIN DISHES | , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. I have never eaten Succotash. I always wondered what it was. Does that mean I have lived a sheltered life? Coco

    Comment by Coco | February 17, 2009 | Reply


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