Basic Cooked Lima Beans

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Vicky Bryant

This is a basic recipe for limas. From here you can make soup, casseroles, etc. Just do a search for lima bean recipes in your favorite search engine.

Top Review by A.M. Collins

My husband loved them!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak lima beans according to package directions.
  2. Place beans, ham hock and onion in pot.
  3. (I like to use my pressure cooker but it's not necessary) Cook beans according to package directions.
  4. Taste a bean to make sure cooked through.
  5. Cook until tender.
  6. You can also add a small chopped potatoe to the pot when you cook beans.
  7. This will help thicken liquid and all you need is a pan of cornbread and a salad with this.

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