Roasted Corn Succotash

Simple ingredients that make a delicious summer meal.

Author:Inspired by Vegetarian Times, 1999.08
Yield:4 servings
Prep time: 00:15
Cook time: 00:15
Category:Main Courses


10 oz. fava beans, drained and rinsed (or baby lima beans)
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic, smashed
2 bunches Swiss chard , tough stems trimmed, rinsed well and cut into 1" p
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper, freshly ground
7 ears fresh corn, kernels cut from cob (3 1/2 cups)
1 large carrot, finely chopped (2/3 cup)
green onions, thinly sliced
2 tsp. fresh sage, chopped
to taste hot pepper sauce, for serving


  1. In medium saucepan, bring 1/2 cup water to a boil. Add fava beans and simmer until tender, about 8 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in Dutch oven, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add garlic and stir 1 minute. Stir in Swiss chard and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Uncover and cook until tender, about 5 minutes more. Discard garlic; set Swiss chard aside.
  3. In large heavy skillet, preferably cast-iron, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add corn and carrot and cook, stirring occasionally, until nicely toasted, about 10 minutes. Stir in fava beans, scallions, sage, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper and cook 1 minute more. Divide Swiss chard among serving plates and spoon succotash alongside. Serve with hot sauce.


Nutrition Facts

4 servings per recipe

Serving size 1 serving

Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 739mg31%
Total Carbohydrate 47g16%
Dietary Fiber 12g48%
Total Sugars
Includes Added Sugars
Protein 11g

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrition in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.