Easy Lima Beans

Easy Lima Beans

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"Baby lima beans are steamed in chicken broth. This is a very tasty lima bean recipe that is also low in fat."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 84 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 84 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 132 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium heat, and spray with cooking spray. Saute onions until soft and translucent. Pour in chicken broth, and bring to a boil. Add lima beans, and enough water just to cover. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes, until beans are tender.

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Most helpful positive review

I don't care for lima beans, but my husband requested them as a side for dinner last night. I found this recipe, made it, and I am converted to a lima bean lover! I used regular lima beans (froz...

Most helpful critical review

good but kind of bland

I don't care for lima beans, but my husband requested them as a side for dinner last night. I found this recipe, made it, and I am converted to a lima bean lover! I used regular lima beans (froz...

These lima beans were outstanding. I did add pepper and garlic powder so a little seasoning. I usually boil mine in water, butter, and brown sugar. I thought I would try something different sinc...

I didn't quite make this recipie as stated, but I am sure it would be great. I didn't add any onion, as I didn't have any on hand. But would also be great with onion. I also added 1 tbsp of b...

I am NOT a green vegetable fan, but my father in law loves limas. So when he asked for them for his birthday dinner, I came right to this site. And as usual, it didn't let me down! This recip...

My son hates lima beans, but loved this recipe. I used olive oil instead of cooking spray and also added 1 clove of garlic.

this was easy and simple. i used fresh baby limas and half a vidallia onion and real butter and added fresh okra as well served this with pig-butt , mac and cheese and fresh maters. very nice so...

Really good, but the little onions weren't great while eating the beans. I would suggesting keeping them in large chucks and then straining out before serving.

for all you lima bean lovers down south, you don't need the fattening butter to make good limas........this is wonderful

I love lima beans IF they are straight from the garden. This is an easy, delicious way to prepare them. I started the limas in the chicken broth while I cooked the onions to cut down on cookin...