Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This healthy and simple recipe is from Gourmet Magazine (Feb. 1999).


  1. Cook lima beans according to package instructions. While beans are cooking, mince garlic and in a small saucepan cook in butter over moderately low heat, stirring, until pale golden.
  2. Drain beans in a large sieve and transfer to a food processor. Add garlic mixture, milk, nutmeg, and salt and pepper to taste and purée until smooth.