Today’s Recipe: Prosciutto & Garbanzo Bean Succotash

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PROSCIUTTO & GARBANZO BEAN SUCCOTASH

PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 25 MINUTES
MAKES: 6 SERVINGS

2 ozs prosciutto, diced
4 T butter
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced (about 1 1/4 cups)
1 shallot, peeled and diced (about 1/4 cup)
1/2 t salt
1/4 t pepper
12 ozs fresh or frozen corn kernels (about 2 1/2 cups)
1 15 oz can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained (about 1 3/4 cups) (we used Eden Foods Organic no salt added garbanzo beans)
1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves, minced (about 2 T)
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, minced (about 2 T)
1 1/2 T lime juice (about 1 1/2 limes)

1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook prosciutto until crisp; remove from pan and set aside.
2. In the same skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add red bell pepper, shallot, salt, and pepper; cook until bell pepper is tender-crisp. Add corn and garbanzo beans; continue to cook over medium heat until heated through.
3. Remove pan from heat and mix in parsley, cilantro, lime juice, and prosciutto and serve immediately.

Gather ingredients.

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Add 2 ozs diced prosciutto to a large skillet. Cook over medium heat until crisp; remove from heat and set aside.

succotash_7720In same skillet, add 4 T butter and melt over medium heat.

succotash_7724Add 1 seeded and diced red bell pepper (about 1 1/4 cups).

succotash_7728Add 1 peeled and diced shallot (about 1/4 cup).

succotash_7733Add 1/2 t salt.

succotash_7740Add 1/4 t pepper.

succotash_7743Cook until bell pepper is tender-crisp.

succotash_7749Add 12 ozs fresh or frozen corn kernels (about 2 ½ cups).

succotash_7754Add one 15-oz rinsed and drained can garbanzo beans (about 1 3/4 cups).

succotash_7757Continue to cook over medium heat until heated through.

succotash_7762Remove pan from heat and add 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves, minced (about 2 T).

succotash_7763Add 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, minced (about 2 T).

succotash_7774Add 1 1/2 T lime juice (about 1 1/2 limes).

succotash_7780Add prosciutto.

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Mix well and serve immediately.

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Leave a comment 4 Comments

  1. Krista says:

    This dish looks really yummy. I haven’t ever tried prosciutto, but it sounds really good. I want to make this for a Saturday lunch outside!

  2. Amy Cloud Chambers says:

    Love the idea of garbanzos in succotash! Can’t wait to try this.

  3. Winnie Nielsen says:

    This looks seriously delicious!!

  4. Lisa A says:

    It sounds wonderful!

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