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Succotash Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sally Gladwell Holton
Added: Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. baby lima beans (fresh or frozen)
Salt pork or bacon
1 chopped onion
1 clove minced garlic
4 to 6 ears sweet corn
1/4 c. butter
Heavy cream
Salt and pepper to taste
Tabasco

Directions:
Directions:
Cook beans in water seasoned with salt pork, onion, and garlic until done. The water should cover the beans by about 2 to 3 inches. Cut corn off the cob and saute' in butter in heavy skillet. Drain beans, reserving liquid. Add beans to the corn and add enough cream and bean liquid to cover the corn and beans. Season with salt, pepper, and Tabasco. Simmer for additional 15 to 20 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I almost forgot all about Momma making this dish for us. I always preferred it over the spinach!

 

 

 

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