SQUIRREL WITH LIMA BEANS

Rev BJ Friley

By
@RevBJFriley

This is 1 of the many recipes that I have developed over my lifetime of outdoor life.


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Serves:

6 - 8

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1/4 lb
bacon
2
squirrels, dressed and cut into pieces
2 c
dried lima beans, soaked overnight
flour, salt and pepper
1
onion, chopped
2
celery ribs, chopped
2
carrots, chopped
1 Tbsp
sugar
1 c
okra
3
potatoes, diced
2 c
frozen corn
2 can(s)
(16 oz.) stewed tomatoes
1
bay leaf
dash of thyme and parsley
1/2 - 1 tsp
crushed red pepper (as desired)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dredge squirrel pieces in flour mixture.
2
In Dutch oven, fry bacon and remove.
3
Brown squirrels in bacon drippings; cover squirrels, bacon, beans, onion, celery and carrots with boiling water.
4
Simmer for 2 hours.
5
Squirrel meat may be removed from bones at this point if you desire.
6
Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 1 hour longer or until squirrel and vegetables are tender.
7
If desired, thicken with flour and water paster and adjust seasonings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Wild Game
Main Ingredient: Wild Game
Regional Style: American