Rhubarb Succotash

May 30, 2019
2 Ratings
Photo by Colleen Stem
  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Serves 4-6
Author Notes

If you are awesome and you like sweet corn, tart rhubarb (corn and rhubarb together is the best) and are in need of a great summer side for any and all of your summertime food time needs, this is a winner. Super fast and easy to make, eaten warm or cold, and keeps well. It screams BBQ time. (Or 10 o'clock at night, standing in front of the fridge, eaten with a big spoon) It's good whenever. —Colleen Stem

What You'll Need
  • 2 ears of fresh corn
  • 4 fat stalks rhubarb about 10 inches long
  • 2 cups cooked lima bean
  • 1 smal onion
  • 1 fat juice tomato
  • Handful fresh parsley
  • 2-3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper
  • Splash olive oil
  • Splash water
  1. Chop the onion into small pieces then chop the rhubarb into smallish chunks. Toss the rhubarb and onion into a skillet with just a tiny bit of olive oil and a few splashes water. Place on the stove on medium heat and cook until the onion and rhubarb are slightly tender, but not to soft. If you need to, add a bit more water to the skillet to keep the stuff from browning or burning. While the rhubarb is cooking, remove the corn from the cob and chop up the tomato into small chunks. Toss the corn, the tomato, the lima beans (drained) into the skillet with the rhubarb and onion. Pour in about 2-3 tablespoons of vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Mix and cook for another few minutes just until the corn get slightly cooked and all the flavors have had a few minutes to meld. Remove from heat and dump into a bowl. Chop up a handful of fresh parsley and sprinkle all over Serve right away warm or stick in the fridge and serve cold later.

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1 Review

BoulderGalinTokyo August 2, 2022
This is a strange pairing of tart rhubarb and summer corn, but amazingly it turned out delicious! I didn't have navy beans so I substituted cannellini beans. The rest of the ingredients matched together well. My only change was I didn't cook anything, all ingredients were RAW. We loved it, better than salsa.