Butter Beans

Butter Beans
Amy Neunsinger
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preparation
10
minutes
cooking
35
minutes
Serves 8

Ingredients

8
slices bacon
olive oil, as needed
1
medium onion, diced
2
cloves garlic, minced
1
teaspoon
kosher salt
1
pound
frozen butter beans
1
tablespoon
honey
3
tablespoons
cider vinegar
1
teaspoon
black pepper
1/2
cup
crumbled goat cheese (optional)

Directions

  1. Fry the bacon. Transfer to a plate. Add enough oil to the drippings to measure 1/4 cup. Add the onion, garlic, and salt and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook for 25 minutes.
  2. Cook the butter beans according to the package directions. Drain, transfer to a serving bowl, and cover to keep warm.
  3. Add the honey and vinegar to the onion mixture. Cook for 1 minute, then pour over the butter beans. Add the pepper and sprinkle with the crumbled bacon and goat cheese, if using.
Renee Schettler
October 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 21 %
  • Calcium 26.57 mg
  • Carbohydrate 18.66 g
  • Cholesterol 6.97 mg
  • Fat 2.92 g
  • Fiber 3.68 g
  • Iron 1.5 mg
  • Protein 6.86 mg
  • Sat Fat 0.93 g
  • Sodium 316.6 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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