Lima Beans & Dumplings

Lima Beans & Dumplings Recipe

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Susan Hopkins

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@hopkinse2

Mom's recipe. The cooking time depends on if you're using fresh or frozen lima beans. Fresh take an hour or more. Frozen take much less. (Check the package.)

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

1 lb
fresh or 20 oz. frozen lima beans
fresh ham pieces, optional
1 1/2 c
water, or so
3 c
milk
2 Tbsp
butter
salt & pepper, to taste
1
good shake of onion flakes

DUMPLINGS

2 c
bisquick mix
2/3 c
milk

How to Make Lima Beans & Dumplings

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook lima beans with salt & pepper and ham pieces in water until done. Stir often. When finished, leave (or add) about 1 inch of water covering the beans.
  • 2Add butter and milk. Continue cooking about 5 more minutes, until everything is boiling again. Stir well.
  • 3While you're waiting, mix the Bisquick & milk together to make the dumplings. Drop spoonfuls of dumpling batter onto the boiling beans.
  • 4Cook for 10 minutes UNCOVERED, then 10 minutes COVERED.
  • 5Serve hot with cornbread or bread & butter.

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