Friday, May 22, 2015

#3499 - Creamed Lima Beans

(by Shirley McNevich)

1 - 10oz. box frozen lima beans
3 TBSP butter
3 TBSP flour
1 1/2 to 2 cups milk OR Half 'n Half
1 tsp. white sugar
salt and pepper (to your taste)

Prepare the lima beans according to the box directions--once they are cooked, drain them but do NOT rinse. In a saucepan over medium heat add butter--melt. Add flour--stir with a whisk until blended. Add 1/2 cup of the milk OR Half 'n Half at a time--whisk to blend. Keep cooking/whisking over medium heat until thickened. Remove from heat--add white sugar, salt and pepper--stir well. Add drained lima beans--stir well.

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