Bacon Lima Beans

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + soaking Cook: 6 hours


8 servings

Updated: Jul. 11, 2023
An unusual twist on traditional baked beans, this sweet and spicy version is easy to make and is a surefire crowd pleaser at any time of the year! —Bette Banjack, Norristown, Pennsylvania


  • 1 pound dried lima beans
  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard


  1. Rinse and sort beans; soak according to package directions. Drain and rinse beans, discarding liquid. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine beans and remaining ingredients. Cook, covered, on low until beans are tender, 6-8 hours.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 375 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 635mg sodium, 69g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 12g fiber), 16g protein.