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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 242.0
  • Total Fat: 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 31.9 mg
  • Sodium: 437.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.2 g
  • Protein: 18.6 g

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MAKEOVER: Lima Bean and Cabbage Soup (by MALISMA)

Submitted by: MALISMA

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Introduction

This is a winter stand-by for me. So easy, and the cabbage adds a subtle sweetness. Smoked turkey takes the place of the pork bacon and adds that flavour. This is a winter stand-by for me. So easy, and the cabbage adds a subtle sweetness. Smoked turkey takes the place of the pork bacon and adds that flavour.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    6 ounces of smoked turkey drumsticks
    1 large onion, chopped
    2-3 tsp. minced garlic
    1 lb. large dried lima beans, rinsed but not pre-soaked
    6 cups 99% fat-free chicken broth
    Splash of Worcestershire
    Tabasco, to taste
    salt and pepper to taste
    1 head of cabbage, chopped
    1 pkg. of turkey sausage (one big link -- not ground), sliced

Tips

You can pre-soak the beans if you like. I do it every time does not take as long to cook, soak overnight put in crockpot dinner when you get home just add the cabbage and cook for 15 minutes. I use water and add my own salt it drops the sodium by 65%.


Directions

Begin by frying bacon in large Dutch oven. As bacon begins to brown, add turkey sausage, and as it starts to brown, add onion and garlic. Saute and stir until veggies are tender. Add washed lima beans and the chicken broth. Splash in a dash of Worcestershire sauce and add a splash of Tabasco (to taste). Also add salt and pepper to taste (Some people you shouldn't salt dried beans before they're tender or they won't get tender. I have NEVER had had that happen to me, and I always add the salt and pepper at the start of the cooking process.) Cook about 2 - 3 hours, or until limas are just tender. As the beans cook, check often, stir and add water if necessary. Just as the beans become tender, add the chopped cabbage and cook about 15-20 minutes more, until cabbage is tender.






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