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  • Writer's pictureTommy Centola

Spring Succotash

Main dishes do not make a meal. You need the side dishes to make things complete. Here are a couple to add to your next meal.


2 cups frozen baby lima beans

2 cups frozen acre peas

1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided

Water

1/3 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon lemon zest

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1/4 teaspoo ground black pepper

1 pint assorted baby tomatoes, halved

8 ounces small fresh mozzarella cheese balls, drained and halved

3/4 cup fresh corn kernels

1/3 cup chopped red onion

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil


In a 3-quart saucepan, bring beans, peas, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and water to cover to a boil over medium-high heat: cook until vegetables are crips-tender, about 10 minutes.

In a medium bowl, whisk together oil, lemon zest and juice, garlic, pepper and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Drain warm beans and add oli mixture. Add tomatoes, cheese, corn, onion, parsley, and basil, tossing until combined. Serve warm or cold.


Enjoy!!!


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Good Cooking, Good Eating and Good Living!!!

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