Pancetta is an Italian-style bacon that's cured with spices. Its meaty, slightly spicy flavor pairs well with limas. Look for pancetta near the turkey and ham in your market's deli.

Recipe by Oxmoor House September 2006

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Recipe Summary

cook:
41 mins
total:
51 mins
prep:
10 mins
Yield:
9 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pancetta in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until lightly browned. Add onion and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add lima beans, tomatoes, and broth, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes. Uncover and simmer an additional 10 minutes or until beans are tender. Sprinkle with pepper.

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Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

129 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 4.3g; saturated fat 1.9g; protein 6.7g; carbohydrates 16.4g; fiber 4.4g; cholesterol 9mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 334mg; calcium 27mg.
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