Succotash is an easy and filling dish that combines an array of beans and vegetables. This variation includes poblano chilis, cilantro, and lime to give it a southwestern flair.
- 1 poblano chile
- 2 cups shelled, fresh lima beans (about 2 lb. unshelled beans)
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1 cup finely chopped Vidalia or other sweet onion
- 1 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
- ½ cup finely chopped green bell pepper
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 cups fresh corn kernels
- 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
- ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
- ½ tsp. salt
⅛ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
- Cilantro Sprigs
- Preheat broiler.
- Cut poblano chile in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membranes. Place chile halves, skin sides up, on a foil-lined baking sheet; flatten with hand. Broil until blackened (10 minutes). Place in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Let stand (5 minutes). Peel, chop, and set aside.
- Place beans in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium, and cook until tender (25 minutes). Drain.
- Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell peppers; sauté (6 minutes).
- Add garlic; sauté (1 minute).
- Stir in beans and corn; sauté until corn is tender (6 minutes).
- Add poblano and tomatoes; cook (2 minutes). Remove from heat; stir in chopped cilantro, juice, salt, and black pepper. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.
*Optional garnishes have not been included in the rating of this recipe.
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 2.5g||3%|
|Saturated Fat 0.5g||0%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g|
|Total Carbohydrate 20g||7%|
|Dietary Fiber 4g||14%|
|Total Sugars 6g|
|Includes 0g Added Sugars||0%|
|Sugar Alcohol 0g|
|Other Carbohydrate 11g|
|Vitamin D 0mcg||0%|
|Vitamin A 51.2mcg||6%|
|Vitamin C 62.5mg||70%|
|Vitamin E 0.9mg||6%|
|Vitamin K 8.9mcg||8%|
|Vitamin B6 0.3mg||20%|
|Vitamin B12 0mcg||0%|
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Lima Beans, Whole Yellow Corn, Onion, Red Bell Pepper, Tomatoes, Green Pepper, Poblano Chile, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Garlic, Cilantro, Salt, Black Pepper.