squirrel with lima beans

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By Rev BJ Friley
from Vicksburg, MS

This is 1 of the many recipes that I have developed over my lifetime of outdoor life.

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serves 6 - 8
method Stove Top

Ingredients For squirrel with lima beans

  • 1/4 lb
    bacon
  • 2
    squirrels, dressed and cut into pieces
  • 2 c
    dried lima beans, soaked overnight
  • flour, salt and pepper
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 2
    celery ribs, chopped
  • 2
    carrots, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 c
    okra
  • 3
    potatoes, diced
  • 2 c
    frozen corn
  • 2 can
    (16 oz.) stewed tomatoes
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • dash of thyme and parsley
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper (as desired)
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How To Make squirrel with lima beans

  • 1
    Dredge squirrel pieces in flour mixture.
  • 2
    In Dutch oven, fry bacon and remove.
  • 3
    Brown squirrels in bacon drippings; cover squirrels, bacon, beans, onion, celery and carrots with boiling water.
  • 4
    Simmer for 2 hours.
  • 5
    Squirrel meat may be removed from bones at this point if you desire.
  • 6
    Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 1 hour longer or until squirrel and vegetables are tender.
  • 7
    If desired, thicken with flour and water paster and adjust seasonings.

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