Lima Beans & Shallots

Lima Beans & Shallots

1 large Shallot, minced
1 clove Garlic
1 Tbsp Butter
2 cups Lima Beans (soaked overnight)
1 cup Chicken Broth
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Black Pepper


  • In a skillet on medium heat, sauté the Shallots and Garlic in the Butter, until translucent.
  • Add the Lima Beans, Salt, Pepper and Chicken Broth to the pan.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes, or until beans are tender.

NOTES: Lima beans – pronounced like Lima, Ohio, but probably should be like Lima, Peru. they are also known as Butter beans and several dozen other names. They are a truly tasty Meso-American food.

Ṽ›Ɣ – substitute Vegetable Broth for the Chicken Broth; as well as Margarine for the Butter.


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