Nothin' Much Lima Bean Soup

READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
Recipe by Bone Man

Want a new, great-tasting bean soup? Well, here you go -- cheap, very easy to prepare, fairly quick, and hearty flavor. This is bean soup that will stick to your ribs. I worked on this one for quite awhile and I think it's about a good as it's ever going to be -- everyone here at home likes it anyway and it's a great new way to prepare lima beans. The name? When I'm sneaking around, cooking something really good like this soup, the smell inevitably draws the curious into my kitchen and they always say, "Whatcha cookin'?" And I always respond, "Nothin' much." And then I make them wait to find out!

Top Review by Dizzyfreedom

Nothin' much but a WHOLE LOT of YUMMY!!!! Thank you for sharing this one. I didn't have chicken stock, canned ham, scallions or green pepper. Instead I used a ham hock and 1/2 an onion and one bouillon. I'm sure the green pepper would be delicious. I will add next time. Love this soup!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large cooking pot and simmer for about 3 hours, covered, stirring occasionally.
  2. When the beans are tender, the soup is done.

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