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brown butter baby lima beans & ham

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Sherri Williams
Crestview, FL

Here is another "Good for the Soul" tasty, quick & easy side dish for any occassion. You can substitute your favorite beans or peas for this recipe. Cooking with Passion, sw:)

(3 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For brown butter baby lima beans & ham

  • 1/2 stick
    butter, unsalted-more if you prefer
  • 1 md
    shallot, sliced thin
  • 1/3 lb
    ham on bone sliced, cooked and cut
  • 16 oz
    baby lima beans, frozen
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    beau monde seasoning or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    course black pepper
  • 2 pinch
    crushed red pepper flakes-optional
  • chives to garnish

How To Make brown butter baby lima beans & ham

  • 1
    Add butter to a medium high heat skillet. Whisk butter frequently to prevent burning. Butter will be ready when it's golden brown and nutty. Reduce heat.
  • 2
    Add shallots to skillet and saute for 1 minute. Add ham and continue to saute for another minute.
  • 3
    Add lima beans and remaining seasoning to pan. Simmer for 15 minutes or until lima beans are fork tender. Garnish with chives.