054 Equatorial Guinea – Succotash

054 Equatorial Guinea - Succotash2


The national dish of Equatorial Guinea is called ‘succotash’. Succotash is a dish consisting of lima beans and tomatoes stewed in butter and simmered in corn


1 cup butter, divided

2 cups fresh lima beans

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped

2 teaspoons white sugar

4 ears fresh corn kernels, cut from the cob


Melt 1/2 cup butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in lima beans and salt, and cook until tender, about 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a separate saucepan heat tomatoes, sugar and remaining 1/2 cup butter. Cook until tomatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.

Stir tomatoes into lima beans and add corn; cook 10 minutes more.

Original recipe found here:


Author: martymadeitproductions

A Home Chef's Journey

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