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Mediterranean Lima Beans

Mediterranean Lima Beans
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Canned tomatoes and frozen chopped onions and lima beans make this hearty side dish a cinch. If you like, make it more substantial with the addition of crumbled feta cheese or chopped Greek olives.

Prep: 25 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups
    chopped fresh or frozen onions
  • 4 cloves
    garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon
    dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    crushed red pepper, or to taste
  • 2 14-ounce cans
    diced tomatoes
  • 2 10-ounce packages
    frozen baby lima beans, (4 cups)
  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 3 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Stir in oregano, cinnamon, crushed red pepper, tomatoes and lima beans. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the beans are fully cooked and the mixture is heated through, 10 to 15 minutes. Serve hot.


Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 servings, 1 cup each
  • Calories285
  • Fat8 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates44 g
    • Dietary fiber14 g
  • Protein12 g
  • Sodium377 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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