Baked Lima Bean Recipe

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Baked Lima Beans Recipe Description

You will enjoy this baked lima bean recipe on a cool fall day or any day of the year. The brown sugar gives a sweet taste that even the kids will love.

Did You Know? Lima Beans were named after the capital of Peru. But they have other names, including Butter Bean and Chad Bean. Call them what you will, they are tasty beans.

Baked Lima Bean Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried or fresh lima beans
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 1 green pepper, minced
  • 1 cup canned tomatoes, cut up
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 strips bacon

Recipe Directions

  1. For dried lima beans, soak overnight in cold water.

  2. Drain and add beans along with 2 quarts of water in a pot. Boil until tender, then drain.

  3. For fresh beans, skip steps #1 and # 2. Cook until tender.

  4. Pour beans into a buttered casserole dish.

  5. Add minced onions, peppers, tomatoes, salt, mustard, and brown sugar.

  6. Mix together.

  7. Put bacon strips on top.

  8. Cover with lid and bake in the oven at 325° F, for two hours.

  9. Remove the lid for the last 20 minutes,

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