Rating: 3 stars
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  • 1 star values: 2

Tese Southern-style butterbeans are flavored wtih bacon, brown sugar. and onion and offer the convenience of frozen butterbeans.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2008

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Credit: William Dickey; Styling: Buffy Hargett

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
2 hrs 10 mins
total:
2 hrs 20 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook bacon and onion in a large Dutch oven over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes. Add brown sugar, and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Stir in butterbeans and butter until butter is melted and beans are thoroughly coated. Stir in 12 cups water.

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  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 2 hours or until beans are very tender and liquid is thickened and just below top of beans. Stir in salt and pepper.

  • Home-Style Lima Beans: Substitute 1 (16-oz.) package frozen baby lima beans for butterbeans. Proceed with recipe as directed.

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