Vegetarian: Vegetarian Dishes: Cajun Succotash

Succotash with a spicy kick - and vegan!

Author: Eric Pearson, CalorieKing.com Member
Date: June 02, 2007

Serves: 8 person(s)
Yield: 8 x 1 cup servings

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins

Ingredients:

    1 Tbsp olive oil
    1 onion, coarsely chopped (red or white)
    4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
    0.45 kg frozen baby lima beans
    0.45 kg frozen corn kernels
    4 stalks of celery (4 ribs)
    6 sprigs fresh or 1 tsp dried thyme
    1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley (1/4 - 1/2 cup)
    1 tsp Tony Chachere's Creole/Cajun seasoning, or to taste
    1 tsp Louisiana hot sauce, or to taste

Directions:

    In a frying pan, sauté onion and garlic in olive oil until cooked. Put onion-garlic in 3-quart saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Stir in lima beans, corn and celery; bring to a boil. Mix in thyme, parsley, seasoning and hot sauce. Reduce to low heat and simmer 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Variations:

    Can add bell pepper. Serve dish with good quality white rice.

    If desired, accompany this dish with a glass of wine or beer. Follow the Cajun rule: drink the wine you like - red, white, whatever!

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:111 cals
Kilojoules:465 kJ
Fat:2.0 g
Carbohydrates:24.0 g
Protein:4.0 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:360 mg
Saturated Fat:0.8 g
Fiber:6.0 g
Calcium:26.0 mg
Total Sugars:4.0 g

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