suc·​co·​tash | \ ˈsə-kə-ˌtash How to pronounce succotash (audio) \

Definition of succotash

: lima or shell beans and kernels of green corn cooked together

Examples of succotash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Peppermill: Steakhouse + Cocktail An Easter meal for four ($80) comes with a 1-pound ham, cheesy potato casserole, summer succotash, house rolls and a pistachio torte. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "20 metro Phoenix restaurants offering Easter dinner and brunch for take out," 8 Apr. 2020 The meal includes a fully cooked, juicy ham, creamy whipped sweet potatoes, and corn and edamame succotash. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, "These 5 Food Retailers Will Accept Online Orders for Easter Dinner (And They'll Deliver!)," 2 Apr. 2020 Meal recipients can expect dishes like roasted chicken with polenta and sweet & sour Brussels sprouts, or braised pork shoulder with potato wedges and succotash. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit bar and art gallery feed and inspire Detroit kids during coronavirus shutdown," 19 Mar. 2020 The early September debut of its Woodlands address comes with new menu items, including steak frites, bacon and corn succotash and seared scallops with cauliflower. Darla Guillen Gilthorpe, Houston Chronicle, "Newly opened restaurants to check out in The Woodlands," 25 Sep. 2019 Spoon a generous helping of the corn succotash onto individual plates, top with the scallops, and serve. CBS News, "The Dish: Chef Amanda Haas shares her signature recipes," 14 Sep. 2019 Though not inherently flavorful, hominy’s unique texture fares well when tossed with other vibrant produce in this succotash recipe. al, "Serve a meal inspired by Alabama’s 200-year history," 20 Aug. 2019 Its sweetness is so subtle that any other preparation — sautéeing it with bell peppers for succotash, mixing it with black beans, or making a salsa with it — might overshadow it. Los Angeles Times, "Make the best grilled cheese with Korean corn cheese," 3 Aug. 2019 Shirley Tolar grew up in these Ozark hills and remembers chopping vegetables for succotash that would be served at Sunday dinner. Diana Lambdin Meyer, Dallas News, "Culinary school cooks up excitement at Silver Dollar City," 30 July 2019

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First Known Use of succotash

1751, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for succotash

Narragansett msíckquatash boiled corn kernels

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The first known use of succotash was in 1751

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“Succotash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of succotash

US : a dish consisting of corn and lima beans that are cooked together

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