Charred-corn succotash recipe

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  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes


  • 1 pound fresh fava beans, shelled (1 cup)
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 small cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • ½ red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
How to Make It
  1. Boil the fava beans for 2 minutes; drain and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking. Remove the skins.
  2. Cook the corn, onion, and garlic in the oil in a large skillet over medium heat until the vegetables are slightly charred and golden, 6 to 7 minutes. Season with 1 teaspoon salt. Add the bell pepper and beans and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, add the scallion, and toss. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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