Luscious Lima Bean Soup II


Slow cooking ease combined with fantastic flavor has made this a favorite at our house & even kid's 'yuk-lima beans' have turned into 'YUM--LIMA BEAN SOUP.'

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
7 hrs
Total Time:
7 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • 3 slices bacon

  • 4 cups frozen lima beans

  • 1 (15 ounce) can butter beans, undrained

  • 2 potatoes, diced

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 2 small onions, chopped

  • 3 carrots, sliced

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ½ tablespoon dried marjoram

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon pepper

  • 3 (14 ounce) cans chicken broth


  1. Cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until evenly brown and crisp. Drain and crumble.

  2. In a slow cooker, mix the cooked bacon, lima beans, butter beans and liquid, potatoes, celery, onions, carrots, and butter. Season with marjoram, salt, and pepper. Pour in the chicken broth.

  3. Cover slow cooker, and cook soup 7 hours on Low.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

326 Calories
11g Fat
44g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 326
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 1381mg 60%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 9g 34%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 20mg 101%
Calcium 75mg 6%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 771mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.