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ellen's just plain succotash

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

I make succotach the way my mother made it, plain and simple. Nothing fancy added. Just three ingredients. What could be easier? And nothing could be tastier.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ellen's just plain succotash

  • 1 pkg
    (10 oz.) frozen corn
  • 1 pkg
    (10 oz.) frozen baby lima beans
  • 3 Tbsp
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make ellen's just plain succotash

  • 1
    Bring about 1 cup of water to boil in a medium saucepan. When water boils, add 1/2 tsp. salt and lima beans. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 10 minutes.
  • 2
    After 10 minutes, add corn, raise the heat to high and bring to a second boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 5 more minutes.
  • 3
    Pour off water and add butter; stir until melted. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve while hot.