Lemongrass and tarragon take rice and beans to a new level! Lemongrass brings out the herbs and the tomatoes. The tarragon pairs well with the tomatoes and creates a new flavor profile that you will find exciting with each bite. Loaded with beans, corn and zucchini and only 310 calories per cup. It is high in fiber and contains 10 grams of protein helping you stay full and content.

Lemongrass Succotash

Prep Time

5 min

Cook Time

10 min

Total Time

15 min

Recipe Type: Dinner

Serving Size: 2 cups

Makes 3.5 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small zucchini, diced
  • 1 tablespoon lemongrass (recommend the paste found in tubes)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (or more to taste)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon tarragon
  • ½ teaspoon basil
  • 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 3/4 cup corn, fresh or frozen
  • 2 cups brown rice, cooked


  1. Heat olive oil in a medium sauce pan.
  2. Add zucchini and sauté for about 2 minutes on medium heat.
  3. Add spices and continue to sauté for another 2 minutes.
  4. Add beans, tomatoes, and corn and sauté for 5 more minutes.
  5. Add brown rice and heat through.
  6. Enjoy!


Calories 310 (60 from fat)
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 460mg
Carbohydrate 55g (9g dietary fiber, 6g sugar)
Protein 10g


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