Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. for Dried Lima Beans Recipe 2

  2. 1/2 cup of dried Lima beans

  3. 2 tablespoons of butter

  4. Cold water

  5. 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper

  6. 1/2 teaspoon of salt

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Soak the beans over night in about a quart of cold water.

  2. Wash and set to cook in boiling water to cover well; heat to the boiling point, then let simmer (covered) until tender, replenishing the water as needed.

  3. When cooked there should be only a little thick liquid in the pan.

  4. Add salt about half an hour before the beans are cooked.

  5. Cook three or four hours.

  6. Add the butter and pepper and shake the pan to distribute through the beans.

  7. Cooked Lima beans make excellent salad and soup.


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