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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 109.0
  • Total Fat: 2.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 390.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g

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Spicy Lima beans

Submitted by: SURVIVEOV

Introduction

Dried beans really aren't that much more work than canned, and they taste better too. Dried beans really aren't that much more work than canned, and they taste better too.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 cup dried lima beans
    1 cup onions, finely chopped
    1 cup tomatoes, canned, with green chilies
    1 teaspoon olive oil
    1 tablespoon yellow mustard seed
    1 tablespoon coriander, dried
    1 teaspoon curry powder
    1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

Soak the Lima beans in water for 4-6 hours or overnight
After soaking, cook them until tender and soft(mash-able)
Add olive oil to a nonstick pan
Add the mustard seed and cook a few minutes until they begin to sputter
Add finely cut onions and saute until golden brown
Add tomato paste (with green chilies), beans, and water to cover, and simmer for 15 minutes
Add salt and coriander and cover, cook a few more minutes before serving

You can eat this dish with tortillas, pita bread, rice or just as a side dish..


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VIDU420.






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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    What are the odds - that I put beans in a bowl of water overnight - and this recipe was staring at me when i logged in this morning ! *laughs* I figured it was fate - and it was delicious fate at that ! Would make again ! I substituted lima beans for a mixture of beans ! Thanks for sharing !!! - 4/13/08

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  • O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wooooo! This was too spicy. I love spicy food, but this was too much.No one else would eat it. - 4/19/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds like it would be good with fava beans, too! - 4/13/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I would like tomake this but I'm confused. The ingredient list says canned TOMATOES while the instructions say tomato PASTE. - 4/13/08

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  • Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am going to make this, but, I am going to substitute frozen lima beans for the dried :) Sounds yummy! - 4/13/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love lima beans. I always change the water that I soak beans in before cooking. - 4/13/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    If you pour off the water they soaked in, and cover them in fresh water - they will be less... um... AROMATIC. - 4/13/08

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  • I use frozen Lima beans instead and it just taste fine
    - 1/24/13

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  • Loved it....I added a favourite spice of mine as well....Garam Masala. I enjoy it for lunch with some pita bread.
    Thanks. - 2/20/12

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  • Great idea to use a bean I usually avoid. Tasted great! - 8/2/10

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  • I am trying to use more lima beans for the potassium so was thrilled to see this recipe. I was even happier when it was a huge hit at home. This will be on our greatest dinner hits list. Thank you for sharing. - 3/12/10

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  • I can see why this would get great reviews. I think my only problem is I'm not a huge fan of curry. haha So, for me, it was okay, didn't blow me away, but glad I tried something new. =) - 4/14/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe might even get me to like Lima beans! - 4/13/08

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  • I have made a recipe so close to this and we really enjoy it at our house. Mine does not call for mustard seeds, but I am making a note to try that the next time I prepare my recipe - 4/13/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds good I might make this for Mondy night dinner - 4/13/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds good! - 4/13/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is definitely worth a try!! Sounds filling too! - 4/13/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My husband loves spicy stuff I'll try this tommarow - 4/13/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Dr. Oz said on OPRAH to have Tomato Paste, Mustard, and curry each week, so this is the perfect dish. - 4/13/08

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  • good - 4/13/08

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  • It was very good, and i sent it to our family in texas. Diane - 4/13/08

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  • :p - 4/13/08

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  • good recipe love lima beans very good for you kitty1000 - 1/15/08

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