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I really liked this, but I wanted to make it more substantial so I added some broccoli. I cooked the bacon, then removed it from the pan. Then I cooked the broccoli in the bacon fat, salt, pepper, and garlic. Then I threw in the beans and greens, turned off the heat stirred for about 2mins, added the lemon juice, and stirred again. I served the bacon on top to keep it crispy. Definitely do not skip the lemon, it adds a nice, bright flavor!
This was awesome! I don't like Lima beans however these were delicious, with hints of smokey, tangy and salty. I am on a slow carb diet and these are a perfect addition to it. Yum! One note of caution, only cook the beans the 3 minutes before adding the arugula other wise they will start to mash while waiting for the arugula to wilt. The bacon I bought had 12 slices which I also cut up and put into 2 additional plastic bags for more meals.
As I faithfully followed the recipe my beans disintegrated leaving an almost hummus like paste. I don't know if my canned beans were over-cooked (at the bean factory) or if medium heat on my cooktop is calibrated differently than Chef John's. The flavors were interesting but not so spectacular that I'll spend time trying to figure things out. Thanks anyway Chef John. You are still my favorite.