Savory Limas

1
Martha Price

By
@Karenella

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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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

How to Make Savory Limas

Step-by-Step

  • 1Melt butter in a medium-size heavy saucepan; add frozen lima beans, sugar, salt and pepper; add water and stir, cover.
  • 2Cook 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.
  • 3Sprinkle parsley and lemon juice over; toss lightly to mix.

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About Savory Limas

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #tasty