suc·​co·​tash ˈsə-kə-ˌtash How to pronounce succotash (audio)
: lima or shell beans and kernels of green corn cooked together

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web To make a misickquatash or succotash, the three are cooked together along with some type of protein. Alexa Gagosz,, 21 Nov. 2022 Like the summer succotash of the American South or the ratatouille of France, vignarola is a vegetable stew that, in its ideal form, is radiant with freshness. Bee Wilson, WSJ, 14 May 2022 Ulele's menu features dishes like alligator hush puppies, Tocobaga tuna, freshwater catfish with root vegetable succotash and flourless chocolate torte. Noah Sheidlower And Radhika Marya, CNN, 24 Nov. 2021 Petersen’s Crispy Brick Chicken gave the all-clear with a deft balance of hard sear and juiciness, a base-level success driven home by a succotash of sweet corn and summer vegetables. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 4 Nov. 2021 Nest, where Kodiak scallops are served with fennel cream, chorizo, and sweet corn succotash made with brown butter and tarragon. Mara Severin, Anchorage Daily News, 27 June 2021 Try this recipe for charred okra succotash salad with sliced rounds of larger okra pods instead of small whole okra. Casey Barber, CNN, 18 June 2021 This summer succotash features all of the season's finest veggies: Corn, zucchini, tomatoes and green beans. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 14 June 2021 Courtney also has ambitions of adding a new summer corn succotash dish with Cajun spices and blue cheese; and a cold pasta salad with pico, bacon and bechamel sauce. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 1 Apr. 2021 See More

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Word History


Narragansett msíckquatash boiled corn kernels

First Known Use

1751, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of succotash was in 1751

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“Succotash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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suc·​co·​tash ˈsək-ə-ˌtash How to pronounce succotash (audio)
: lima or shell beans and green corn cooked together

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