Creamy Corn and Baby Limas

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Barbara Pace

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@GOODFOODGROUPIE

A friend was heading back north for the summer and gave me items from her freezer. I tried this recipe using some of the items and we loved it! I'll be making this again and sharing it at some of the many potlucks we attend. Soooo good!!

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Serves:
6 - 8 as a side dish
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 4 slice
    bacon, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide pieces
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 medium
    red or green pepper, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 10 oz
    frozen baby lima beans
  • 10 oz
    frozen corn kernels
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh chives
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh parsley

How to Make Creamy Corn and Baby Limas

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook bacon in a 10-inch nonstick skillet over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Transfer bacon with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain.
  2. Cook onion and bell pepper in fat in skillet over moderate heat, stirring frequently, until vegetables are softened, 5 to 6 minutes.
    Add garlic, stirring frequently for 1 minute.
  3. Add lima beans, corn, water, salt, and pepper, then simmer, covered, until vegetables are tender, about 8 minutes.
  4. Increase heat to high and add cream, then boil, uncovered, until liquid is reduced by half, 7 to 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in herbs and salt to taste.
  6. Serve sprinkled with bacon.

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About Creamy Corn and Baby Limas

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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