Monday, May 28, 2012

Pickled Succotash Salad

Hey everyone! We love these simple pickled salads and usually have some version of them with Sunday dinner, how about a pickled succotash salad! This one's a little different in that the fresh corn makes it kinda sweet and adding cumin really is a fun new flavor for us. As a general rule I don't use oil in these salads, but occasionally I'll add olive oil because I want the flavor it brings, it's nice in this one.
This is a great side dish for summer B-B-Q's and parties!

Pickled Succotash Salad
1 C lima beans, cooked and cooled
2 ears of fresh corn, cooked, cooled and cut from the cob
1 C small cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1/4 C onion, diced
1/4 C green pepper, diced
1/2 C cider vinegar
2 Tblsp sugar
1 Tblsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp oregano
1/8 tsp celery seed
1/8 tsp garlic powder
A few grinds of black pepper
-Mix all and let sit for at least 4 hours.

  • Either white or yellow corn is fine, I think yellow corn is prettier in this salad.
  • I used fresh corn but don't hesitate to use a cooked bag of frozen succotash, maybe 12oz?
  • I like to steam my veggies.
  • As for the green pepper, I'm thinking a jalapeno would be great in this!
Eat well and have a happy day:@)

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  1. This sounds delicious, Lynn, and easy to prepare. I love your pretty ruffled serviong bowl.

    Happy Memorial Day!

  2. Hi Lynn, love the succotash almost as much as that pretty white bowl.
    Happy Memorial Day Lynn.
    xo, Jeanne

  3. I just showed Rylee this. They love succotash. It would be great to try this during canning season. How am I going to remember all of these things to come back to? I still haven't forgotten about your last pickle post though.

  4. Love this - what a great summer salad! I can't wait to try!

  5. I've never had this happen to me while reading a blog, but my mouth just sort of started watering for the pickled taste of this. I am pinning it to try. I have to bring a salad for a lunch at church in a few weeks so I think I'll try this one out for it.

  6. What a colorful, summer salad! I can't wait to try this yummy recipe.

  7. Wow..that looks so yummy, healthy and beautiful! I love all kinds of salads. Thanks for sharing the recipe..

  8. I've never wanted to try succotash until I saw this recipe. This looks delicious! I love the addition of corn and the "pickled" flavors that you've used. I will be making this one soon. Thanks!

  9. This looks delicious. Yum.sandie

  10. What a delicious combination of flavors! Your salad looks especially delicious! Thanks for sharing your recipe with the Hearth and Soul Hop.

  11. I love succotash and this pickled succotash sounds delicious! Great recipe!

  12. You had me until the limas...I eat almost everything, except lima beans and liver! It is such a pretty salad though and something else could be subbed in.

  13. Hi Lynn,
    Your Salad looks so fresh and just says summertime. I just love the colors of the fresh veggies. Hope you have a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  14. This looks great Lynn and perfect for a party dish!!

  15. This looks so pretty and colorful, Lynn! Perfect summer salad!!! Thanks for bringing all this yumminess to ON THE MENU MONDAY!

  16. This is so colorful and fresh looking. Looks great in your ruffled bowl, too!


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