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Warm Succotash Salad
© Frances Janisch

Warm Succotash Salad

  • TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY
  • VEGETARIAN

The Good News Edamame (whole soybeans) contain a rich source of cholesterol-reducing compounds.

  1. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  2. 1 1/2 teaspoons minced thyme
  3. 1 1/2 teaspoons minced mint
  4. 1 small garlic clove, minced
  5. 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  6. 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  7. 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon canola oil
  8. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  9. 2 ounces mesclun (4 cups)
  10. 1/4 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  11. 1 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels (from 3 ears)
  12. 1 cup shelled edamame, thawed
  13. 1 red bell pepper, finely diced
  1. In a medium bowl, combine the lemon juice, thyme, mint, garlic, lemon zest and sugar. Whisk in 1/3 cup of the oil and season with salt and pepper.
  2. In another bowl, toss the mesclun and tomatoes with 1 tablespoon of the dressing. Mound the salad on plates.
  3. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet. Add the corn, edamame and bell pepper and cook over moderately high heat until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Add to the dressing in the bowl, season with salt and pepper and toss. Spoon the succotash over the salad and serve.
Notes One Serving 357 cal, 27.3 gm fat, 2.2 gm saturated fat, 24 gm carb, 6 gm fiber.