Lima Beans

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Lima Beans

Lima Beans
Number of Servings: 10 or more Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 45 minutes Source: Glenna Sue Petz
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Origin: American
Special Features: Kids Love It, Vegetarian


2 tablespoon Olive Oil
1 large Onion chopped
1 large Bell Pepper chopped
1 Garlic clove minced
1 6.5 ounces can sliced black Olives
2 16 ounces bags frozen Lima Beans, cooked and drained (reserve cooking liquid)
1 cup grated sharp Cheddar divided
1 tablespoon red Chili Powder
1 tablespoon Cornstarch dissolved in
1/4 cup Water


Preheat oven to 375F. Heat oil in large pan over medium-high heat. Add onions, bell pepper and garlic; saute until soft. Add olives and lima beans. Stir in 1/2 cup cheese.

Add water to reserved bean cooking liquid to measure 1 1/4 cups; add to pan. Place over high heat; bring to boiling. Add chili powder, dissolved cornstarch, and salt to taste; stir until clear and thickened.

Pour over beans and mix well. Place in greased ovenproof casserole dish and cover with foil. Bake 45 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle with cheese and bake until cheese melts.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 139
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0g
Sodium: 343mg
Carbohydrates: 14g
Protein: 6g
Fiber: 3g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 90
Iron: 70

Cook's Notes:

Serves 15 to 20.