(by Shirley McNevich)
4 TBSP butter
1/8 to 1/4 cup chopped onions
1 cup chicken broth (more if necessary)
12oz. frozen lima beans (thawed and drained)
1/4 tsp. salt (more if you wish)
1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
In a saucepan over medium heat add 2 TBSP butter--melt. Add chopped onions--cook/stir until onions are soft. Add chicken broth--cook/stir until boiling. Once boiling add drained lima beans--cook/stir until boiling again. Turn heat back to simmer--simmer for 20-30 minutes (stirring occasionally). Once beans are tender, add the other 2 TBSP butter, salt and pepper--stir until butter is melted.