Dried Lima Bean Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Dried Lima Bean Soup recipe? Learn how to make Dried Lima Bean Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nessacakes

Makes 4 servings



A light, easy soup that you can save for several meals!

Recipe Ingredients for Dried Lima Bean Soup

8 c. potato broth or vegetable broth
1 c. dried baby lima beans
1/2 c. chopped onion
3 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp. butter
1 carrot, chopped
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1/2 tsp. basil leaves
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/4 c. chopped parsley
1 tsp. salt
1/2 c. Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Dried Lima Bean Soup

  1. -Simmer together broth and beans for 1 hour.

  2. Meanwhile, saute onion and 1 clove garlic in the butter. Stir in carrot, herbs and black pepper. Set aside.

  3. -After beans have cooked for 1 hour, stir in vegetable mixture. Simmer, covered, 30 minutes longer.

  4. -Puree half the beans with some of the liquid, 2 cloves garlic and the parsley. Combine puree with remaining soup. Heat to steaming. Salt to taste. Server with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

  5. -Tips: Save the water used for boiling potatoes and freeze to make this soup. Canned vegetable broth also can be used.

  6. -Dried lima beans have a mild flavor that is great in soups. When combined with sauteed onion, carrot, herbs, zesty garlic and Parmesan cheese, this soup is enjoyed by everyone, even the hard-to-please.

  7. -Preparation time: 10 minutes. Cooking time: 1 1/2 hours.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 572.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
218
Calories from Fat
86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.6g
15%
Saturated Fat
4.8g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
2336mg
97%
Potassium
716mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
14.2g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
17.8g
Vitamin A 62% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 19% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sodium
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