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One Skillet Succotash

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  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6
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Four ingredients, lots of flavor. Here's how to use those end-of-summer vegetables to make a ridiculously delicious side dish.
Updated Sep 29, 2014
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  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 2 cups zucchini, diced
  • 2 cups sweet corn
  • Lots of salt & pepper


  • 1
    Heat the butter in a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 2
    Add the diced onion to the butter. Cook for 2-3 minutes, just until the onion starts to become translucent.
  • 3
    Add the diced zucchini, cook until it is softened, about 3-5 minutes.
  • 4
    Toss in the corn (fresh or frozen works great in this recipe!). Cook until warmed through. Salt and pepper liberally.
  • 5
    Serve immediately with your favorite grilled chicken, hamburgers, or a big steak! Enjoy!

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More About This Recipe

  • Nothing says early autumn harvest like a cast iron pan full of buttery succotash.

    A staple side dish in the south, this easy recipe is full of flavor and uses all of the veggies you'll have in plenty toward mid-September.

    If you've never tried Succotash, you're going to want to add it to your menu! It's totally, wildly delicious!

    To make a pan full of succotash, all you've got to do it melt several tablespoons of butter in a hot skillet:

    Toss in some diced onions, and cook them until they start to turn translucent:

    Add some diced zucchini. If you even attempted a garden, you've probably got plenty of zucchini. And, to be honest, this is one of the yummiest ways to enjoy it!

    Once the zucchini is softened, a scoop of fresh or frozen sweet corn goes into the skillet.

    Cook and sizzle until the corn is hot, then serve immediately with a generous sprinkling of salt and pepper.

    More Stuff to Do with Zucchini

    I know, I know. Zucchini everything this time of year. But if you've got an abundance, there's only one thing to do -- use it up! Here are a few recipes to get you cookin':

    Zucchini Pancakes Topped with Diced Tomatoes Recipe
    Mom's Zucchini Bread Recipe
    Zucchini Beef Crescent Casserole Recipe
    Zucchini Parmesan Recipe
    Zucchini Frittata Recipe

    For more inspiring ways to use zucchini, hit up our Top Rated Zucchini Recipes collection!

    Brooke blogs at where she shares fun family recipes. She joined Tablespoon to share some of her best, so keep an eye on Brooke’s profile to see what she cooks up next!

    How to you use up your zucchini harvest?
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