Lima Beans and Dried Beef Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time2 Hr 30 Min
Ready In3 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Carrots4 , sliced
 Onion1 Large, sliced
 Oil1 Tablespoon
 Dried beef4 Ounce
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Lima beans1 Pound, cooked, reserve liquid

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 288 Calories from Fat 49

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.6%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.4 mg

Sodium 1329.9 mg55.4%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.8 g35.2%

Sugars 8.7 g

Protein 19 g37.5%

Vitamin A 208.6% Vitamin C 59.8%

Calcium 8% Iron 27.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 250°.

2. In a frying- pan heat oil.
3. Cook carrots and onion, until onion is golden.
4. Tear dried beef into small pieces.
5. Add to vegetable mixture.
6. Cook 2 minutes more.
7. Blend in flour and salt.
8. Keep stirring until thick.
9. Put beans in a casserole.
10. Pour meat and vegetable mixture over beans, adding just enough beans liquid to cover.
11. Cover casserole. Place it in oven and bake for 2 hours, adding more liquid as needed.

12. Serve lima beans and dried beef immediately.