Three Sisters Succotash Tacos

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Three Sisters Succotash Tacos (V, Veg) - Download Recipe

Makes 4 servings

  • 1 & 1/2 cups green beans
  • 1 cup pinto beans
  • 2 ears of corn
  • 1 cup thinly sliced summer squash
  • 4 garlic gloves, minced
  • 1 leek or onion
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 package of cotija cheese (typically found in latin foods aisle)*optional
  • Cilantro or parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Small corn tortillas


  1. Thinly slice leek or onion and sauté with minced garlic and olive oil until translucent.
  2. Take ear of corn and remove kernels by standing it up vertically. Use a good knife and cut length wise.
  3. Drain and rinse pinto beans.
  4. Add corn kernels, beans, all other chopped vegetables, salt and pepper to pan and sauté for 5-10 minutes or until tender.
  5. Remove from heat. On a plate, top corn tortillas with succotash mixture, garnish with cilantro or parsley, and cotija cheese. *for vegan recipe, skip cheese


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