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This savory lime bean recipe is a perfect match for a ham steak or pork tenderloin. Prepare the beans for Sunday lunch and enjoy!

Recipe by Southern Living December 2008

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Recipe Summary

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 lima beans 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.

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