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Barbecued Lima Beans

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars

"Surprise! This lively lima bean dish has the great flavor of old-fashioned baked beans. Sweet and savory, they're a crowd-pleasing addition to picnics and barbecues, say Lois Johnson of South Hill, Virginia."
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Ingredients

2 h 15 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Place beans in a large saucepan; add water to cover by 2 in. Bring to a boil; boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans, discarding water. Return beans to the saucepan. Add 6 cups water, onions and salt; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours or until beans are tender.
  2. Drain and discard liquid. Stir in the ketchup, brown sugar, syrup, hot pepper sauce and bacon. Transfer to an ungreased 2-qt. baking dish or bean pot. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 minutes longer or until bubbly.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1/2 cup) equals 163 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 480 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.

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I learned this recipe from my grandmother when I was little. The only thing I would change is to add 1 tsp. Dijon Mustard for flavor and also instead of pancake syrup, I use Dark corn syrup. I m...

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My mom, dad, and brother loved this recipe. I must be honest though, it was a little wierd to me because the lima beans were HUGE. I am used to baked beans being really little. I am going to try...

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I learned this recipe from my grandmother when I was little. The only thing I would change is to add 1 tsp. Dijon Mustard for flavor and also instead of pancake syrup, I use Dark corn syrup. I m...

This was very good and will remain on my rotation. I used frozen baby lima beans (zapped in the microwave in water - didn't measure but just enough to cover the beans for about 8 mins). I only ...

My mom, dad, and brother loved this recipe. I must be honest though, it was a little wierd to me because the lima beans were HUGE. I am used to baked beans being really little. I am going to try...

I just finished making this recipe. It is Very Good! I doubled the recipe, and used one package of Yves Meatless Canadian Bacon (6 oz.). I diced and cooked the bacon in a small amount of butt...

Wow! These are the BEST version of lima beans I've found! Out of necessity I made some alterations. I used 1/2 tsp chili powder rather than hot sauce, added 1/2 tsp ground mustard, and used ligh...

This is SO yummy! I actually used frozen beans and just added the onions with the other ingredients. I can't believe the flavor in these beans! I also added a little bit of chopped garlic. I wil...

That's over a cup of sugar!! when you add whatever on earth "pancake" syrup is. There are at least 5 kinds of Pancake syrup. Dah....so I am presuming she means "maple" or fake maple. For 1...

Made these yesterday. YUM! I substitued dark molasses for the pancake syrup, as I have a tendency to prefer things less on the sweet side, and 1 tsp dry mustard for the hot sauce, had only 1/...

Wonderful! I added 1/2 cup katchup and 1/4 cup maple syrup because I like my beans juicier, and I added 1 teaspoon garlic powder, and 1 teasppon ground white pepper for a little extra flavor. Wi...