LIMA BEAN BAKE

Ellen Bales

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This recipe came to me by way of my sister-in-law's church cookbook from more than twenty years ago. Since I love lima beans I decided I'd give it a try.
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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 small
onion, chopped fine
1 small
green bell pepper, chopped
2 pkg
(12 oz. ea) frozen fordhook lima beans
1 can(s)
(10-3/4 oz.) condensed cream of celery soup
1/2 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
black pepper
1 c
grated cheddar cheese
1/2 c
fine bread crumbs, buttered if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring 1 to 1-1/2 cups water to a boil. Add the lima beans. Bring to second boil; cover and simmer about 20 minutes, or until beans are almost tender. Remove from heat and drain completely.
2
Transfer the beans to a large mixing bowl and add the onion, green pepper, salt and black pepper. Mix well with spoon. Add the celery soup, undiluted, and mix well.
3
Turn mixture into a greased (may use Pam) 9x13x2" baking dish. Top mixture with the cheese and then the bread crumbs.
4
Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 30 to 40 minutes, until bubbly and golden brown.
5
Serve while hot with a favorite meat, or on its own with a salad and bread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy