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Lima Beans with Bacon and Onion

This savory side pairs perfectly with shrimp, cod, halibut, or chicken cutlets.

  • Servings: 4

Photography: John Kernick

Source: Everyday Food, September 2011


  • 3 slices of bacon cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion diced small
  • 2 packages (10 ounces) frozen lima beans
  • Coarse salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sherry vinegar


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon, over medium until crisp and fat is rendered, about 5 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towels to drain. To skillet add medium yellow onion, diced small, and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add frozen lima beans, thawed and season with cars salt and ground pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until lima beans are tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in bacon and sherry vinegar. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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