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    Baby Lima Beans and Corn in Chive Cream

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Bev's Note:

    I love a wonderful vegetable dish and this one looks to me like a real winner! From Gourmet.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook bacon in a 10-inch nonstick skillet over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp.
    2. 2
      Transfer bacon with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain, then cook onion and bell pepper in fat in skillet over moderate heat, stirring frequently, until vegetables are softened, 5 to 6 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add lima beans, corn, water, salt, and pepper, then simmer, covered, until vegetables are tender, about 8 minutes.
    4. 4
      Increase heat to high and add cream, then boil, uncovered, until liquid is reduced by half, 7 to 10 minutes.
    5. 5
      Stir in herbs and salt to taste.
    6. 6
      Serve sprinkled with bacon.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 13, 2003

      55

      This delicious, foolproof version of succotash, is made special by the inclusion of bacon, shallots, green bell pepper and cream. Apparently, succotash, an indigenous dish of corn and lima beans, was introduced to white settlers by the Native American Algonkian and Powhatan tribes. I was unable to obtain frozen baby lima beans, and instead cooked dried lima beans, before proceeding with the recipe. If possible, it may be even more delicious with fresh or frozen lima beans. Thank you for posting this recipe Bev. I will make it again.

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    • on March 13, 2007

      45

      I didn't have bacon but I had left over kalua pork that I threw in. this is agreat side dish or,for me, maincourse. Thanks for the great recipe!

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    • on July 06, 2005

      55

      Wonderfully tasty and easy to make dish. Instead of bacon I used Morningstar Bacon strips and half-n-half instead of cream. It was delicious, with the chives giving it a nice crunchy texture and the remaining ingredients nicely complementing one another.

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    Nutritional Facts for Baby Lima Beans and Corn in Chive Cream

    Serving Size: 1 (185 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 257.1
     
    Calories from Fat 132
    51%
    Total Fat 14.7 g
    22%
    Saturated Fat 6.9 g
    34%
    Cholesterol 37.4 mg
    12%
    Sodium 356.0 mg
    14%
    Total Carbohydrate 26.0 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    18%
    Sugars 1.3 g
    5%
    Protein 7.6 g
    15%

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