Creamed Lima Beans

Creamed Lima Beans

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Creamed Lima Beans

Yield: About 2 cups

Time: 10 minutes


1 tablespoon butter

1 bag (12 ounces) frozen lima beans, thawed

1 teaspoons flour

¾ cup cream

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon white pepper

⅛ teaspoon nutmeg


Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat then add the lima beans and sauté for 2 minutes. Stir in the flour and continue cooking for 2 more minutes. Stir in the cream and let simmer for 3-5 minutes until the cream begins to thicken. Add the salt, white pepper, and nutmeg and stir until combined. Serve warm.

Notes: Bacon fat or lard can be used in place of the butter for additional flavor. When reheating, it may be necessary to add a tablespoon of milk or water to loosen the cream.



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