Beans & Dumplings

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 191.9
  • Total Fat: 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.5 mg
  • Sodium: 750.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 9.3 g

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Creamy beans & dumplings that my Mother always made Creamy beans & dumplings that my Mother always made
Number of Servings: 12


    White flour
    Large limas (1 - 1&1/2 small bags)
    Canola oil
    Ham or bacon pieces for flavor
    Milk, 1/2 cup
    Water, as needed to make into dough
    Pepper & salt, to taste


1. Fill large sauce pot with water.
2. Rinse lima beans well in water.
3. Add one to one and a half (small) bags of Large Lima Beans.
4. Add salt as desired.
5. Bring to boil, boil until beans appear to be cooked.
**Add in meat of choice for flavor, bacon or ham
6. In the meantime, start making dumplings.
7. In separate bowl, add 2.5 to 3 cups of white flour.
8. Cut in 1 tblsp. butter
9. Add 1 tblsp. oil
10. Add .5 cup milk (2%)
11. Add salt & pepper to taste
12. Mix and knead until forms firm dough
13. Spread dough on floured surface and cut into 1" - 2" rectangles
14. Drop dumplings into hot boiling bean/ham water
15. Cook until dumplings are cooked, approximately 60 minutes at slow boil, stirring frequently so not to stick to bottom
16. Enjoy! Served best with buttered soft bread

Serving Size: Makes 10 - 15 servings, medium bowl-sized

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NIKKIHUSH.

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