Sophie grigson's succotash

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
450 grams Frozen sweetcorn kernels or 4 heads of
\N \N ; corn-on-the-cob
50 grams Butter
8 \N Spring onions; cut into 2.5cm
\N \N ; lengths
\N \N Salt and ground black pepper
400 grams Cooked lima; flageolet or
\N \N ; haricot beans
150 millilitres Double cream
1 \N Squeeze lemon juice
\N \N Chopped fresh parsley

If using fresh corn, cut the kernels off the cob straight into a saucepan.

Scrape down the cob, still over the pan, to extract juices. Put frozen sweetcorn straight into the pan. Add the butter, spring onions, salt and pepper and 4tbsp water. Cover and cook over a low heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the beans and cream and simmer uncovered for 5minutes or until cream has reduced to a thick sauce.

Taste and adjust seasoning, adding a squeeze of lemon juice to bring up the flavour. Sprinkle with a little chopped parsley and serve hot and steaming.

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Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #8 by Alan Hewitt <alan@...> on Feb 15, 1999

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