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Authentic Original Lima Bean

12 oz Dried (large) lima beans or butterbeans
1 Med. onion (chopped)
2 Ribs celery, including tops
1 lg Carrot (diced)
4 c Ham stock
1/4 lb Diced ham
2 c Water
1 Chili pepin (crushed)
2 Cloves garlic (minced)
Salt & black pepper to taste

Place all ingredients except salt and pepper in a pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat. Cover pot and simmer until beans are VERY tender (3 to 4 hours). Salt & pepper to taste. Serve this with bread & butter, garlic bread, or dinner rolls. Makes a complete meal. Enjoy!


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