Christmas Lima Bean Salad

MicaMcCook17693
16Ingredients
450Calories
30Minutes

Christmas Lima Bean Salad is a favorite in many kitchens around the world. The recipe is simple to make and you will enjoy the deep, chestnut bold flavor! www.letstacoboutitblog.com

Ingredients

  • 2 cups christmas lima beans (rinsed and soaked in water for at least 8 hours)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (or bacon fat)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups broth
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 garlic cloves (smashed)
  • 1 onion (small, chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons grapefruit juice (fresh squeezed, preferably Ruby Red)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons agave nectar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper (fresh)
  • 1 Thai pepper (or jalapeño, sliced as thin as possible)
  • chopped cilantro

Directions

  1. Bring large dutch oven to medium heat and add the fat.
  2. Sauté onion, garlic, and salt 1-2 minutes until onions are slightly translucent, stirring frequently.
  3. Add beans, water, broth, cumin, and bay leaves to pot. Turn heat to medium-low and cook for 1-1 1/2 hours until tender.
  4. In the meantime, whisk together grapefruit juice, agave, salt pepper.
  5. Slowly pour in olive oil into grapefruit mixture while continuously whisking, then refrigerate.
  6. Once the beans are tender, drain the beans and discard the onion and bay leaves.
  7. Pull the vinaigrette from the fridge and re-whisk for a moment to recombine the ingredients, then toss with the sliced pepper and beans.
  8. Garnish with roughly chopped cilantro, crumbled queso fresco, or toasted pepitas.

NutritionView more

450Calories
Sodium88%DV2110mg
Fat23%DV15g
Protein45%DV23g
Carbs20%DV60g
Fiber72%DV18g

PER SERVING *

Calories450Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat15g23%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg0%
Sodium2110mg88%
Potassium1700mg49%
Protein23g45%
Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate60g20%
Dietary Fiber18g72%
Sugars10g20%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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