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Sauteed Fresh Lima Beans

Sauteed Fresh Lima Beans
Los Angeles Times

If you haven't tried fresh lima beans, you're in for a treat. They're sweet and tender, much like peas straight from the pod, and so flavorful they don't need a rich sauce. Just stew them lightly and stir in a ... Read more

Total time: 25 minutes | Serves 3
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds fresh lima beans, shelled
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 cup frisee, torn into bite-size pieces

Step 1Saute garlic and onion in butter and oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Stir in limas and saute about 1 minute, stirring. Add chicken broth. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to simmer. Cover and steam until limas are tender, about 10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir in parsley. Stir in frissee and cook and stir 1 minute more.

Each serving:
550 calories; 227 mg sodium; 4 mg cholesterol; 4 grams fat; 98 grams carbohydrates; 34 grams protein; 5.57 gram fiber.
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