Lima Bean Mash



Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups (serving size: 3 tbsp.)
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

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Prep Time:
Cool: 15 Minutes
Chill: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 64
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 1.9g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 3.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.1g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 73mg
  • Calcium: 14mg


  • 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. 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. 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.
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