Butter Beans

Butter Beans
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Ingredients

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.
By November, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 125.51Calories From Fat 21%
  • Calcium 26.57mg
  • Carbohydrate 18.66g
  • Cholesterol 6.97mg
  • Fat 2.92g
  • Fiber 3.68g
  • Iron 1.5mg
  • Protein 6.86mg
  • Sat Fat 0.93g
  • Sodium 316.6mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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Butter beans are sweeter and more tender than lima beans, which can work as a substitute.

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