• Serves

    serves 4-6

Fresh succotash is an American classic.


  • 10 ears shucked corn
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 12 chopped, peeled small yellow onion
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen lima beans
  • 12 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Step 1

Scrape kernels from 6 ears shucked corn into a bowl with a corn slitter or tines of a fork, then scrape cob with back of slitter or side of fork to release meat and corn milk. Add kernels from 4 more ears shucked corn to bowl and set aside.

Step 2

Melt butter in a medium pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft (not browned), about 10 minutes.

Step 3

Add reserved corn, lima beans, and heavy cream. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper and cook, stirring often, until mixture thickens slightly, about 15 minutes.

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