Succotash Succotash LSU School of Human Ecology June 05, 2013 Comments Succotash Serves 10. Recipe is provided by LSU School of Human Ecology. 1 stick butter, divided 2 cups fresh lima beans 1/2 tsp. salt 4 fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped 2 tsps. white sugar 4 ears fresh corn kernels, cut from the cob 1. Melt 1/2 stick butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in lima beans and salt, and cook until tender, about 20 minutes. 2. Meanwhile, in a separate saucepan heat tomatoes, sugar and remaining 1/2 stick butter. Cook until tomatoes are tender, about 20 minutes. 3. Stir tomatoes into lima beans and add corn; cook 10 minutes more.