Our favorite Butterbeans

Our Favorite Butterbeans Recipe

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Diana Perry


We love these and have them during the summer when the beans are fresh & at the markets, and during the winter with frozen beans.

We like these so much we can make a meal of just these beans with some cornbread!!

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4 to 6
5 Min
2 Hr
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1 lb
fresh small butterbeans
1 slice
center cut bacon
1/4 c
1/2 Tbsp
garlic powder
3 Tbsp
light butter
1 tsp
sea salt
1 tsp
freshly ground pepper

How to Make Our favorite Butterbeans


  • 1Rinse, and pick through the butterbeans. Place in pot & cover with water about 1" above the beans.
  • 2Add remaining ingredients, and bring to a boil, stirring frequently; reduce heat to a simmer.
  • 3Stir the beans occasionally, and cook for about 1-2 hours, or until the beans are tender and the water is mostly reduced.

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About Our favorite Butterbeans

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: For Kids

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