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Saucy Lima Beans

 Saucy Lima Beans
This side dish was always a staple at my grandmother's delicious dinners when I was a child. It has continued to be a favorite for my entire family.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups frozen lima beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2/3 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, cook lima beans according to package directions;
  • drain, reserving 1 tablespoon cooking liquid. In a small skillet,
  • saute onion in butter. Stir in the cream, parsley, dill, salt,
  • pepper and reserved cooking liquid. Cook 1-2 minutes longer or until
  • butter is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 308 calories, 14 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 434 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 12 g protein.