This recipe is great as a side dish with anything grilled, but it serves as a light summer main dish as well.

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3 slices bacon

1 small white cabbage, chopped

2 cups fresh lima beans

1 cob fresh sweet corn

1 small onion, diced

1/2 cup cream

1 teaspoon sugar

salt to taste

fresh ground black pepper


Brown bacon in iron skillet. Remove bacon. Cool, crumble, set aside. Cook cabbage in bacon grease. Add chopped onion. When cabbage is transparent, cut kernels off cob and add corn to skillet. Add fresh lima beans. Stir to prevent browning. Cook until corn and beans are tender.


Turn heat to low. Add cream, sugar, salt and pepper. Do not boil. Stir all to mix.


Just before serving add crumbled bacon.