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Butter beans

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Southern Butter Beans with Bacon

Here's one of my favorite vegetables... the butter bean. Apparently, classifying what is and isn't a butter bean is about as controversial in the South as whether or not you put sugar in your cornbread - and there are some pretty strong opinions out there about that! For me, butter beans are the fresh variety of small white and green lima beans. For many folks, the term "butter bean" refers to the large dried limas that are rehydrated and cooked.

6 ingredients

Meat
  • 6 slices Bacon
Produce
  • 1 (28-ounce) bag Butter beans, frozen
  • 1 Onion, small
Canned Goods
  • 4 cups College inn chicken broth
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
Southern Butter Beans                                                                                                                                                                                 More

4 · 40 minutes · Southern Butter Beans More

7 ingredients

Meat
  • 5 slices Bacon, lean
Produce
  • 1 16-ounce package Butter beans, frozen
  • 1 cup Yellow onion
Canned Goods
  • 1 cup Chicken broth
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 cup Brown sugar, firmly packed light
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 Salt and pepper
Country-Style Baby Lima Beans | A no-fail Southern recipe for tender baby lima beans (butterbeans) cooked low and slow with bacon.

A no-fail Southern recipe for tender baby lima beans (butterbeans) cooked low and slow with bacon.

Old Fashioned Crock Pot Lima Beans and Ham is a delicious way to try lima beans if you haven't tried it before. The dish is a little similar to traditional slow cooker beans and ham, but definitely worth a try if you haven't had lima beans the old fashioned way before!

Old Fashioned Crock Pot Lima Beans and Ham is a delicious way to try lima beans if you haven't tried it before. The dish is a little similar to traditional slow cooker beans and ham, but definitely worth a try if you haven't had lima beans the old fashioned way before!

These simple 3 ingredient smokey lima beans are slow cooked all day in the Crock- Pot. You can serve them  as a side dish or they're hearty- and delicious- enough to be a meal on their own.

Makes 10 servings

5 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 Ham hock
Produce
  • 1 Garlic powder
  • 1 16 oz bag Lima beans, dried
Canned Goods
  • 1 1/2 32 oz boxes Chicken broth, low sodium
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Salt and pepper
The recipe for these Southern Lima Beans (also know as butter beans or dried limas) is simple, easy, and only calls for a handful of ingredients. The super rich, creamy broth and smoky flavor is what sets them apart.

41 · Butter beans, lima beans, dried lima beans, large limas, pocketbook beans, mule ears, the list goes on and on. These delicious dried beans go by a host of different names. The truth is, they're lima

5 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 Ham hock, large smoked
Produce
  • 1 lb Lima beans, large dried
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
Liquids
  • 9 cups Water
SOUTHERN-STYLE BUTTER BEANS ~~~ first off... don't get it twisted... butter beans = the bigger of the white lima bean family. recipe gateway: this post's link shares the bare bones delicious version we so love and adore in the south AND the following link shows off all that a butter bean can be http://www.deepsouthdish.com/2008/11/southern-creamy-butter-beans-large-lima.html#axzz3C8azFQMb [USA, Regional South] [magnoliadays] [deepsouthdish]

93 · SOUTHERN-STYLE BUTTER BEANS ~~~ first off... don't get it twisted... butter beans = the bigger of the white lima bean family. recipe gateway: this post's link shares the bare bones delicious version we so love and adore in the south AND the following link shows off all that a butter bean can be http://www.deepsouthdish.com/2008/11/southern-creamy-butter-beans-large-lima.html#axzz3C8azFQMb [USA, Regional South] [magnoliadays] [deepsouthdish]

4 ingredients

Meat
  • 6 oz Salt pork
Produce
  • 1 lb Lima beans, large
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper, fresh ground
  • 1 tsp Salt
Creamy Butter Beans with Ham - Creamy Butter Beans have lots of smoked ham flavor. They’re so thick and creamy and make a fantastic side for any southern meal.

19 · 15 minutes · Creamy Butter Beans with Ham - Creamy Butter Beans have lots of smoked ham flavor. They’re so thick and creamy and make a fantastic side for any southern meal.

16 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 1/2 cups Ham, smoked
  • 2 Ham hocks
Produce
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup Carrot
  • 1/3 cup Celery
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 lb Lima beans, dried large
  • 1/2 cup Onion
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme, dried
Canned Goods
  • 1 (32-ounce) carton Chicken broth
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Cajun or creole seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Red pepper flakes
Dairy
  • 1 tbsp Bacon grease or butter
  • 4 tbsp Butter
Liquids
  • 4 cups Water
Creamy Butter Beans with Ham

19 · 15 minutes · Creamy Butter Beans have lots of smoked ham flavor. They're so thick and creamy and make a fantastic side for any southern meal.

16 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 1/2 cups Ham, smoked
  • 2 Ham hocks
Produce
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup Carrot
  • 1/3 cup Celery
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 lb Lima beans, dried large
  • 1/2 cup Onion
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme, dried
Canned Goods
  • 1 (32-ounce) carton Chicken broth
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Cajun or creole seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Red pepper flakes
Dairy
  • 1 tbsp Bacon grease or butter
  • 4 tbsp Butter
Liquids
  • 4 cups Water
Southern Girl Butter Beans - Most delicious butter beans ever... used no meat, added liquid smoke instead

Butter beans, lima beans, whatever you want to call them, good, fresh butter beans are a real treat. When I start to see these fresh little green gems at the farmer’s market and produce stand, I load up on them. And I love to cook them in the Southern manner – with pork. Here I […]