Lemony Lima Beans With Parmesan

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a great side dish that is easy to prepare.


  1. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add lima beans and cook; stirring occasionally, until tender, about 4 minutes. Drain, rinse with cold water, then drain again, and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Transfer lima beans to a bowl.
  3. Stir in oil, lemon zest and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper.
  4. Divide among four serving plates and sprinkle with Parmesan.


Most Helpful

Halved this recipe for the two of us; talk about tasty! But then we liked lima beans in the first place, and how can you go wrong with lemon juice/zest, olive oil, and Parmesan?

l'ecole September 02, 2011

Wonderful, fast recipe. I didn't even think I liked Lima beans. My husband even tried them thinking he was going to hate them...I am making them for the 4th time tonight. My whole family loves them! Thank you!

Red Hook August 30, 2011

I love lima beans. This is such an easy recipe and so tasty. I cut the recipe back to half and cut back on the parmesan cheese - very delish! Thanks for posting

Bergy June 29, 2010

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