Charred-Corn Succotash

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 226 calories
    • Fat 9 g
    • Sat Fat 1 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 614 mg
    • Protein 7 mg
    • Carbohydrate 36 g
    • Fiber 6 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 19 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1pound fresh fava beans, shelled (1 cup)
  2. Check 2tablespoons olive oil
  3. Check 4cups fresh corn kernels, cut from 4 ears of corn
  4. Check 1 small onion, finely diced
  5. Check 2 small garlic cloves, minced
  6. Check 1teaspoon kosher salt
  7. Check 1/2 red pepper, thinly sliced
  8. Check 1 scallion, thinly sliced

Directions

  1. Blanch the fava beans in a pot of lightly salted boiling water for 2 minutes and drain. Rinse the beans under cold water to stop the cooking. Peel off and discard the green skins; set aside the beans.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the corn, onion, garlic, and salt and cook, stirring frequently, until the vegetables are slightly charred and golden, 6 to 7 minutes. Add the bell pepper and beans and cook an additional 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, add the scallion, and toss well. Serve warm or at room temperature.