Succotash with Lima Beans & Bacon Recipe

Succotash with Lima Beans & Bacon Recipe

Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Makes: 4-6 servings

  • 2 tbsps. Butter Olive Oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • ½ jalipeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 cobs of corn, kernels only
  • 1 cup baby lima beans, fresh or frozen
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 small plum tomato, chopped
  • 3 strips of bacon
  • 2 tbsps. fresh cilantro, chopped

Fry bacon until crisp and set aside.

Heat the Butter Olive Oil in a large skillet over medium-heat. Add the onion, red pepper and jalipeno and sauté for 4 minutes to soften. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute or just until golden.

Add the corn kernels, lima beans, and tomato and reduce heat to medium. Season and cover. Cook for 7-10 minutes or until the corn and lima beans are softened.  If the pan is dry before the corn and beans are tender, add a few tablespoons of water.

Garnish with crumpled bacon and chopped cilantro and serve.

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