Recipe by Mardon Fergeson Hickford
"Butter beans the way Mamaw used to make them! Lots of butter, cream, and bacon make these beans true southern comfort food."
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1 (16 ounce) package
dried lima beans
heavy whipping cream
salt and ground black pepper to taste
I did not use the cream to reduce calories. I cooked the beans in chicken broth for 50 minues then added the sliced, sauted bacon with, 1/2 chopped red onion sauted in bacon grease, 6-8 chopped baby carrots, 3 stalks chopped celery and 2 tsp garlic finely diced,1 t Thyme & 1/2 t Marjoram. Another 25 minues until beans & veggies well done. Served with assorted crackers and fresh peeled, sliced tomatoes. My son ate three bowls!
I found this recipe, tried it, and it is a love-match for life. This is my go-to comfort food. Pure taste bud bliss.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Southern Butter Beans
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 228
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