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5 from 3 votes

Easy Southern Succotash

Packed with healthy vegetables like Lima beans, yellow squash, and corn this easy Southern Succotash recipe makes for the perfect potluck or holiday side dish.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cups frozen corn (fresh can be used)
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 whole red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 whole orange bell pepper, diced
  • 2 - 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 2 small yellow squashes, seeds removed and diced
  • 2 10 oz bags of frozen Lima beans
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves


  • Heat a large skillet with the olive oil medium heat.
  • Add frozen corn to the skillet and saute until the corn is thawed and starting to turn lightly brown. Add in the onion, peppers, and garlic - saute until a couple of minutes, or until the onions and peppers begin to soften.
  • Add the Lima beans and squash ; cook uncovered stirring occasionally, until the squash is tender-crisp, about 8 - 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and season with salt and pepper to taste; and toss in fresh thyme.