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Fresh Succotash With Okra, Lima Beans, and Corn


fresh okra and tomatoes
Photo: Diana Rattray
This is a flavorful combination of fresh vegetables. Okra, corn, and lima beans are simmered with chopped tomatoes and simple seasonings.


  • 1 quart okra, washed, trimmed, and sliced
  • 1 cup young fresh lima beans
  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Peel and seed tomatoes; cut into small pieces and place in a large, non-reactive sauce pan, stock pot or Dutch oven. Add sliced okra, salt and pepper. Cover the pot and simmer gently for 15 minutes. Add lima beans; simmer for another 15 minutes, then add the corn. Cook 20 minutes longer; add butter and stir. Serve as a side dish.

Serves 4 to 6.

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