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.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 308 calories, 14g fat (9g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 434mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 9g fiber), 12g protein.
Originally published as Saucy Lima Beans in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook