Saltine-Lima Bean Microwave Casserole

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Total Time
2 mins
3 mins

I'm a poor, rushed, college student, and this works pretty well for me on days when I need something cheap and fast. Doesn't hurt that it pretty much fills a requirement for each food group as well. I would imagine you can use other kinds of beans as well, I just happen to be one of the few people that like lima beans.

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  1. Put lima beans, water, salt and pepper in a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Cover, leaving a vent, and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  3. Add cheese and saltines, stir up until cheese is melted.
  4. Eat and run on out the door.
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4 5

Woah, yum! I'm surprised how tasty this 'concoction' turned out! It seems like something I'd be able to throw together pretty easily with what's in my frequently-bare cupboards. I also imagine it's quite versatile: use different beans or different cheeses, or even different type of crackers. In addition to being poor-college-student food, it'd probably be a nice side dish for dinner and maybe even kid-friendly. I'll definitely make this one again - Thank you!

4 5

awesome. i too am a rare lover of lima beans, as well as a college student. this will motivate me to stop and make something nutritious rather than grab the nearest junk food. i used half the cheese cheese, a bit more water, and excluded the salt as the saltines already had plenty.