savory limas

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Martha Price
from San Jose, CA

I found this recipe in the November, 1963 issue of Family Circle magazine. It is an easy, little-bit-different and very tasty way to dress up plain ol' lima beans.

serves 6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For savory limas

  • 4 Tbsp
    butter (1/2 stick)
  • 2 pkg
    frozen lima beans (10 oz. each)
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/4 c
    chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
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How To Make savory limas

  • 1
    Melt butter in a medium-size heavy saucepan; add frozen lima beans, sugar, salt and pepper; add water and stir, cover.
  • 2
    Cook slowly for 5 minutes; stir with a fork to mix with seasonings; cover again. Cook 15 minutes longer, or until tender. Add a little more water, if necessary.
  • 3
    Sprinkle parsley and lemon juice over; toss lightly to mix.
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