Lima Beans & Dumplings

Lima Beans & Dumplings

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Susan Hopkins

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Mom's recipe. The cooking time depends on if you're using fresh or frozen lima beans. Fresh take an hour or more. Frozen take much less. (Check the package.)

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    fresh or 20 oz. frozen lima beans
  • ·
    fresh ham pieces, optional
  • 1 1/2 c
    water, or so
  • 3 c
    milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • ·
    salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1
    good shake of onion flakes
  • DUMPLINGS

  • 2 c
    bisquick mix
  • 2/3 c
    milk

How to Make Lima Beans & Dumplings

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook lima beans with salt & pepper and ham pieces in water until done. Stir often. When finished, leave (or add) about 1 inch of water covering the beans.
  2. Add butter and milk. Continue cooking about 5 more minutes, until everything is boiling again. Stir well.
  3. While you're waiting, mix the Bisquick & milk together to make the dumplings. Drop spoonfuls of dumpling batter onto the boiling beans.
  4. Cook for 10 minutes UNCOVERED, then 10 minutes COVERED.
  5. Serve hot with cornbread or bread & butter.

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