Mom-Mom's Lima Bean Soup

Mom-mom's Lima Bean Soup Recipe

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Lauren Conforti


My mother would make this quite often when I was growing up. I'm not always big on Lima beans, but I did like this soup. :)


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  • 1 pkg
    large size lima beans, dried
  • 2 c
    pork, cut up (or more if you like)
  • 2
    potatoes, diced
  • 1 can(s)
    white shoepeg corn, undrained
  • 2
    carrots, grated fine
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    ketchup, 2 or 3 good squirts
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    water, enough to cover
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    salt & pepper, to taste
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    pork gravy, if available (but not necessary)

How to Make Mom-Mom's Lima Bean Soup


  1. Soak Lima beans overnight in a pot of water. Drain.
  2. Combine all ingredients, including beans, in large pot with the water, enough to cover ingredients.
  3. Cook at a slow boil until potatoes are tender.

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About Mom-Mom's Lima Bean Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups, Other Soups
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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