Cajun Succotash

Cajun Succotash

Succotash with a spicy kick - and vegan!


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Serves: 8 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins

Yield: 8 x 1 cup servings

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  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, coarsely chopped (red or white)
  • 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 lb frozen baby lima beans
  • 1 lb 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


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.


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.

Thanks to Eric Pearson, Member

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 111 cals
Kilojoules 465 kJ
Fat 2.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 360 mg
Carbohydrates 24.0 g
Fiber 6.0 g
Total Sugars 4.0 g
Protein 4.0 g
Calcium 26.0 mg
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