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All American Vegetarian Succotash

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When most of you hear the word, "succotash," you probably don't think of a delicious vegetable side dish, you probably think of Warner Brother's Sylvester the cat's catchphrase, "Sufferin' succotash!" But succotash really is a great, and very underrated recipe. As I say in the video, this may be America's oldest vegetable recipe, coming from the Narragansett Indian word, "msíckquatash," which according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary means "boiled corn kernels." This is much more than that, combining an array of vegetables including corn, beans, and squash. These three ingredients were such an important source of nutrition for the Native American's they were referred to as "The Three Sisters."
Ingredients
  Olive oil/Null 1 Tablespoon (Null)
  Butter/Null 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Null)
  Yellow onion/Null 1⁄2 , diced (Null)
  Garlic cloves/Null 3 , minced (Null)
  Jalapeno/Other small hot chili pepper, sliced 1 (Null)
  Red bell pepper/Null 1⁄2 , diced (Null)
  Diced tomatoes/Null 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Null)
  Green beans/Null 4 Ounce, cut in 0.5 -inch pieces (Null)
  Corn/Null 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Frozen baby lima beans/Null 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Thawed)
  Green zucchini/Null 2 , cubed (Null)
  Ground cumin/Null 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Null)
  Cayenne/Null 1 Pinch (Null)
  Salt/Null To Taste (Null)
Directions

For recipe directions, please refer to the video.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Saute
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
The Succotash is probably the oldest side dish in the American history. All you vegetarians out there are gonna thank me for recommending this dish to you all. Vegetarian Succotash is such a versatile side dish that goes well with almost everything. Watch and learn from this video as Chef John explains how.

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