This Italian-style side dish will delight lima bean lovers. Not only is it a colorful addition to the menu, the combination of flavors enhance the beans to a delightful taste. The lima beans have a bite yet are tender and perfect with the delicate flavor of the cherry tomatoes.
I refused to try spinach for many years. Then one day I found this interesting recipe and decided to give it a whirl. It convinced my taste buds that spinach can be delicious!—Wendy Furie, Frederick, Maryland
In Goshen, Indiana, Deborah Downing serves this nicely seasoned rice casserole with a fresh green salad and some crusty bread or rolls. "It's one of our favorite sausage recipes. My family likes freshly grated Parmesan cheese on their helpings.
THIS RECIPE is a variation of one I received from my Italian mother. I've prepared spinach like this for years - especially since my children like it this way!
It complements a variety of main courses, and whenever I serve it to guests, they really enjoy it.
-Lucia Johnson, Massena, New York
While living in Milan with my husband, Leon, I picked up this recipe. Since it contains very little spice, this simple side dish is good for folks who can't eat spicy food.—Kathry Manwiller, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
"I'm the mother of two very active boys, and this flavorful dish is one they'll always eat," writes Tracey Jones from Chesapeake, Virginia. "Another reason I love it is I usually have the ingredients on hand."
This baked dish uses lots of delicious tomatoes and seasonings that give it an Italian twist. "Every time I serve this dish, someone asks for the recipe," says Norma. She and her husband, Bob, moved from Chicago to Florida. They have two married sons and five grandchildren.