Lima Beans With Onion

Oxmoor House
4 servings


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2 cups shelled fresh lima beans
2 (1/4-inch-thick) slices onion
1/2 cup boiling water
1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/3 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


Arrange beans and onion slices in steaming rack. Place over 1/2 cup boiling water; cover and steam 25 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove from heat, and discard onion slices.

Saute 1 tablespoon chopped onion in butter until tender; add beans and chicken broth. Cover and simmer 15 minutes. Add parsley, salt, and pepper; simmer an additional 2 minutes.

Created date

February 2010