Lima Beans With Tomatoes Recipe


Cooking Time10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Finely chopped shallots/Onion2 Tablespoon
 Vegetable oil1 Teaspoon
 Frozen green lima beans1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Canned italian tomatoes1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), reserve liquid, seeded and chopped
 Chopped fresh thyme/1/8 teaspoon thyme leaves1 Teaspoon
 Cornstarch1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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.