Lima Beans With Bacon

Total Time
25mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
15 mins

I was trying to re-work my frozen lima beans into something I could entice the kids with and came up with this dish. It was so simple with its zesty sweet flavor, and the kids ate every bite.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Boil the lima beans according to package (about 10-12 minutes-I used pressure cooker for 5 minutes).
  2. While beans are cooking fry bacon in a medium frying pan on medium heat until crisp and drain.
  3. Add the red onion and cook additional 5 minutes.
  4. Add lima beans, salt, and pepper to pan.
  5. Sprinkle brown sugar and stir.
  6. Add a couple Tablespoons water for saucier texture.
  7. Serve.
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5 5

I made this recipe last night and we loved it! In fact, I think these may be the best lima beans I've ever eaten. The tang of the red onions was a nice addition. (I added a little more than 1/3 cup.) Bacon crumbled in at the end provides a nice crunch and (obviously) great flavor. I will definitely be making this recipe again-- it's fast, easy, & tasty! Thanks for posting!

5 5

These were fabulous! I had already boiled the lima beans for dinner, but just wasn't looking forward to eating them plain. I'm so glad I checked recipezaar out first. This was fast and easy, and I had all the ingredients on hand. I used half a bag of lima beans, one slice of bacon, and handful of red onion, and a generous sprinkle of brown sugar. This recipe is going to become a staple. My 6 year old preferred his beans plain, but his 1 year old sister ate nothing but these beans for dinner tonight!

5 5

These were great. I changed them just a bit. I used parkay spray butter to taste with water to cook in. Didn't have red onion, used white, and used Splenda brown sugar.I also used turkey bacon. I thew everything in pan and cooked. YUMMY! My daughter who didn't like Lima beans loved them. Thank you.