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

Examples of succotash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The menu is Sonoran-inspired, featuring dishes like meat and potatoes with gnocchi from Sedona Pasta Company and a sweet roasted salmon succotash. Endia Fontanez, The Arizona Republic, 22 Jan. 2024 Attendees can enjoy performances of Native American dancing, drumming and bird singing, savor traditional food, like succotash and frybread, and explore Indigenous artisan craft vendor booths. Lauren J. Mapp, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Jan. 2024 Likely, Native Americans introduced them to dishes like succotash, made with their staples of corn, beans, and squash, which then became significant ingredients in dishes developed in the South. Carrie Honaker, Southern Living, 29 June 2023 Rare, ancient beans that hail from the Narragansett tribe of Rhode Island and are used to make succotash, Baker Creek explains. Melissa Breyer, Treehugger, 14 July 2023 From succotash to roasted corn salad, fresh corn works its way into our skillets as much as possible during Southern summers—and for good reason: Corn season is a thing of beauty. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 1 July 2023 The fresh succotash relish is optional but adds tons of flavor! Kristy Alpert, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 June 2023 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

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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 21 May. 2024.

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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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