Lima Bean Bake
This was my mother's recipe, and I enjoyed it often growing up. Now I make it for m y husband. The delicious taste has stood the test of time;—Sharon Lemke, Quincy, Michigan
Total TimePrep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 1 pound dried lima beans
- 1/2 pound ground beef
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2 cans (15 ounces each) tomato sauce
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
- Dash poultry seasoning
- Cook the lima beans according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup liquid; set beans and liquid aside. In a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add tomato sauce, brown sugar, salt, poultry seasoning and reserved bean liquid. Place the beans in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with tomato mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until bubbly. Stir before serving.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 131 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 357mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 6g fiber), 9g protein.
Originally published as Lima Bean Bake in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook-Book