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SNOOPY1960 Posts: 1,686
3/17/13 9:44 P

LUSCIOUS LIMA BEAN SOUP


1 pound lima beans
6 carrots, chopped
1 leek, bulb only, chopped
2 cloves garlic chopped
3 stalks celery, chopped
4 cups vegetable broth
4 cups water
2 tablespoons olive oil


*** if using dry lima beans , boil 4 cups water and add lima beans for 5 minutes then shut off heat and let sit 2 hours to soften. then continue with recipe***


In a soup pot, saute vegetables in olive oil until onions and celery are translucent. Add lima beans, and saute for another 2 to 3 minutes.

Add vegetable broth to the sauteed vegetables and beans. Add 4 cups water, and allow soup to simmer low flame for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.






Edited by: SNOOPY1960 at: 3/17/2013 (21:47)
LOTUS737 Posts: 2,033
3/17/13 10:54 A

I usually prepare them with a caramelized onion and tomato base with garlic, potatoes (with turmeric), and salt/pepper to taste :) Simple and tasty!

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3/16/13 1:12 A

Have a lot of bags of uncooked Lima beans I need recipes that are vegan soups are okay but would like to branch out of soups. Thanks :)

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