Summer Succotash Pairing Recipe

Summer Succotash Pairing Recipe

Summer Succotash Recipe 4

Pairing Recipe #4:

Summer Succotash Pairing Recipe

Pair with: Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay (Lightly oaked, or a Chablis), Pinot Grigio, Rose

“Savoring Summer: The Perfect Pairings for Summer Succotash”

 Celebrate the bounty of summer with a vibrant Summer Succotash, a dish that marries the season’s freshest produce with the rich flavors of bacon, butter, and a medley of herbs. This versatile recipe, which beautifully incorporates corn, sweet onion, red bell pepper, edamame, cucumber, and an optional kick of jalapeño, is a testament to the joy of summer cooking. Whether enjoyed on its own, topped with sautéed scallops, or alongside grilled salmon, this succotash is a standout dish that effortlessly elevates any summer meal.


  • Kernels from 2-3 ears of corn
  • 1/2 large, sweet onion, diced.
  • 1/2 red bell pepper seeded and diced.
  • 3/4 cup edamame (frozen is ok)
  • 1/2 cup cucumber diced; Tomatoes sliced.
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped, 1/4 cup basil chopped, jalapeño (optional)
  • Ground pepper, salt 2 tbsp butter, Garlic
  • 6 strips of bacon
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter

Preparation: Summer Succotash Pairing Recipe

  1. Begin by crisping the bacon to perfection, setting the stage for a dish rich in flavor.
  2. Sauté the onion and garlic in the residual bacon grease, infusing the succotash with a savory depth.
  3. Sequentially add the remaining ingredients about a minute apart, allowing each to contribute its unique texture and flavor, finishing with the fresh herbs for a burst of brightness.

Closing notes: Summer Succotash Pairing Recipe

This Summer Succotash is not just a dish; it’s a celebration of summer’s abundance, easily adaptable and even more delicious the day after. Paired with the right wine, it becomes an unforgettable meal that captures the essence of the season. Whether served as a hearty main or a complementary side, this succotash is sure to be a recurring highlight in your summer culinary adventures.

Wine Pairing:

The diverse flavors and textures of Summer Succotash call for versatile wines that can complement its richness while enhancing the freshness of the vegetables. Pinot Noir, with its light to medium body and red fruit notes, mirrors the dish’s depth and the slight sweetness of the corn and bell pepper. Sauvignon Blanc, with its crisp acidity and citrusy undertones, cuts through the richness and highlights the green notes of edamame and herbs. A lightly oaked Chardonnay or a minerally Chablis brings a creamy texture and refreshing finish that pairs well with both the bacon and the buttery components. Pinot Grigio offers a lighter touch with its lean acidity and citrus notes, and a dry Rosé, with its fruity and floral hints, brings a delightful freshness that complements the entire dish.

Vino-Rater Recommends:

White Rose, “Yeast Series” – Native, 2022 Pinot Noir: An exceptional choice that pairs beautifully with the succotash, bringing forward the earthy and fruity nuances of the dish.

Domaine L. Chatelain, “Fourchaume”, 2022 Chablis Premiere Cru: Offers a sublime balance of minerality and acidity, enhancing the freshness of the vegetables and the creamy texture of the succotash.

Dalmeran 2022 Rosé: A refreshing and elegant option that complements the light and summery essence of the succotash, making it a perfect match for outdoor dining.

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