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Lima Beans With Tomatoes Recipe
|Finely chopped shallots/Onion||2 Tablespoon|
|Vegetable oil||1 Teaspoon|
|Frozen green lima beans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Canned italian tomatoes||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), reserve liquid, seeded and chopped|
|Chopped fresh thyme/1/8 teaspoon thyme leaves||1 Teaspoon|
Calories 148 Calories from Fat 30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3 g5.2%
Saturated Fat 0.52 g2.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 93.4 mg3.9%
Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.2%
Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.5%
Sugars 1.2 g
Protein 7 g13.7%
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 48.6%
Calcium 6.4% Iron 21.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1. In a 1-quart microwavable casserole, mix shallots with oil and cook covered on High for 1 minute until shallots are translucent.
2. Stir in lima beans, tomatoes, and thyme; cook covered on High for 5 minutes until the mixture is heated thoroughly; stir once in between the cooking.
3. In a small mixing bowl, blend together the reserved tomato liquid, 2 tablespoons water, cornstarch and pepper.
4. Stir the liquids into the lima bean mixture and cook covered on High for 1 minute until the mixture thickens.
5. Serve immediately.