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Last Minute Lima Bean Supper Recipe


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Last Minute Lima Bean Supper Recipe sautees onion and green pepper in butter before blending in flour and milk until thick and smooth then adding cooked ham, Amercian cheese, hard-cooked eggs, cooked large dry limas and pimientos.
Food Category:    Vegetables
Cuisine Origin:    Midwestern
    • Servings:2
    • Nutrition facts:1233 calories64.9 grams fat
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  • 1 small onion
  • 1/4 cup minced sweet green pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup sifted enriched flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup cooked ham, chicken, or tuna pieces
  • 1/2 cup grated American cheese
  • 3 quartered hard-cooked egg
  • 3 cups cooked large dry limas (about 1 1/2 cups before cooking)
  • 1/4 cup minced pimiento


  • Chop onion fine and cook with green pepper in butter until soft. Blend in flour and salt. Add milk slowly, stirring constantly.
  • Continue cooking until smooth and thick, about 5 minutes. Add all remaining ingredients.
  • Keep hot on top of stove until ready to serve. Or, turn into casserole, top with buttered crumbs, if desired, and heat in moderate oven (350°F.) until bubbly and hot.
  • Menu Suggestion: Serve with chilled greens, enhanced with tomato and avocado slices, crisp rolls, and coffee.
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