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Saucy Lima Beans

"This side dish was always a staple at my grandmother's delicious dinners when I was a child. It has continued to be a favorite for my entire family."
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings

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  1. In a small saucepan, cook lima beans according to package directions; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon cooking liquid. In a small skillet, saute onion in butter. Stir in the cream, parsley, dill, salt, pepper and reserved cooking liquid. Cook 1-2 minutes longer or until butter is melted.

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This dish was delicious! I didn't have half/half so I used 7 parts skim milk and 1 part butter. Because of this I added flour at the end to thicken. I was contemplating cooking the onions in ...

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These were really quite not good. And I LOVE lima beans. I will never make these again. It was a waste of beans.

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This dish was delicious! I didn't have half/half so I used 7 parts skim milk and 1 part butter. Because of this I added flour at the end to thicken. I was contemplating cooking the onions in ...

We loved these! Will definitely be making again. My picky 2-year old gobbled them up. I followed the recipe exactly.

So Yummy! Instead of using really fattening 1/2 & 1/2 I put a couple tablespoons of flour in with the melted butter and let that get a nice nutty brown, then added 1 cup of fat free milk. I sort...

I loved this recipe. I had originally started to make a different recipe before I saw this one, and decided that I liked the creaminess of this one better. Because of that I started with dried l...

Really great lima beans. Having a 16oz. bag, I upped all the ingredients. Used evaporated milk in place of the half&half and added a little extra, omitting the reserved cooking liquid. Tasted...

I had been craving some lima beans just like my grandma used to make them, so I looked up this recipe and made it last night. It was a little to rich and saucy for me, I used about half the crea...

Loved these! I love lima beans any which way, but my fiance isn't much of a fan. He actually liked these! Instead of half and half, I used skim milk and thickened it with a little flour. We don'...

Wow! How delicious. I cooked the lima beans with Streit's chicken flavored broth powder mixed in the cooking water. I am mostly dairy free, so I used unsweetened soy milk and margarine. Yum!...

This was fantastic. My kids now ask for these lima beans every week. I substituted a couple cloves of garlic for the onion, and used heavy cream instead of half and half. The dill absolutely ...