Lima beans are also called “butter beans” because of their texture.
Lima Beans have a mild flavor that compliments many different dishes. These butter beans are good for your storage as they are a source of vitamin B, protein and fiber. They are also low in fat and calories. As like most beans they have long term shelf life expectancy. Great to add to your food storage and emergency preparedness stock.
Directions for Use:
For overnight soaking, cover each cup of beans with 3 cups water and let stand overnight or 12 hours. For quicker results, add dry beans to boiling water boiling 2 minutes and let stand for 1 hour. In cooking, use same water. Cover and simmer slowly in water until beans are tender, about 2 hours. Add more water if necessary. Season with salt, pepper, onion, or garlic. Cooking tips: to keep skin from bursting, simmer gently and stir as little as possible. Add 1/8 tsp. baking soda per cup of beans to shorten cooking time in hard water. Do not add tomatoes, lemon juice, wine, or vinegar until beans are almost tender as they delay softening.
Serving size 1/2 cup Servings per bucket 158 Calories per serving 338