Country Lima Beans

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READY IN: 3hrs
YIELD: 8 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sort and wash the beans; place in a large Dutch oven.
  • Add water to cover 2 inches above beans; cover and let stand 8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain beans; return beans to the pot; stir in salt and pepper.
  • Preheat oven to 300°.
  • Fry bacon in a large skillet until crisp; remove bacon from pan using a slotted spoon; set bacon aside.
  • Add onion and carrot to drippings in pan; saute 5 minutes or until golden.
  • Add onion mixture, bacon, 2 cups water, and butter to bean mixture; stir well.
  • Cover and bake for 2 1/2 hours or until beans are very tender, stirring every hour.
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