Creamy Lima Beans with Sour Cream Sauce

Lima Beans
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Ratings
  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
382 Calories
14g Fat
52g Carbs
13g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 382
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 406mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Protein 13g
Calcium 196mg 15%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Frozen butter beans or lima beans are transformed with a simple white sauce and sour cream.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen baby lima beans or butter beans
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Steps to Make It

  1. Following package directions, cook lima beans; drain.

  2. In a medium saucepan, cook green onion in butter over low heat until just tender. Stir in flour, salt, and pepper and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes longer.

  3. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Add brown sugar.

  4. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

  5. Add sour cream and lima beans. Heat through.

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