...was sometimes cooked in a casserole form, often with a light pie crust on top as in a traditional pot pie. In some parts of the American south, any mixture of vegetables prepared with lima beans and topped with lard or butter is called succotash. Succotash is a traditional dish of many Thanksgiving celebrations in Pennsylvania and other states. In Indiana, Succotash is made with green beans and corn instead of lima beans.
I can't imagine eating it like a casserole but I guess if times are tough it would make a filling meal of a veggie and protein. I wonder if there are other vegetable combos with interesting names.