Lima Bean Mash




Makes 1 1/2 cups (serving size: 3 tbsp.)

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes
Cool: 15 Minutes
Chill: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 1.9 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 3.1 g
Carbohydrate 9.1 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 73 mg
Calcium 14 mg


2 cups frozen baby lima beans
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice


1. Combine lima beans, garlic, kosher salt, and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and let cool 15 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup liquid.

2. Process lima bean mixture, reserved liquid, olive oil, and remaining ingredients in a food processor 30 seconds or until smooth. Cover and chill 30 minutes to 1 hour. Store in an airtight container up to 3 days.


January 2009
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