Lima Beans With Apples
|Dry lima beans||1 Pound (2 1/2 Cup)|
|Water||2 Quart (8 Cup)|
|Onions||2 Large, sliced|
|Bacon drippings/Salad oil||3 Tablespoon|
|Tart apples||2 , peeled, cored, and chopped|
Wash beans; place in a heavy kettle with the water; cover, bring to a boil, and simmer for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and let soak 1 hour.
Add salt, bring to a boil, and simmer for 1 hour.
In a heavy frying pan, saute the onions in the bacon drippings until golden brown.
Add the turmeric, allspice, pepper, salt, and apples.
Stirring, continue cooking until apples are barely tender.
Stir in 1 cup of the bean liquid and the drained beans and continue cooking for 10 minutes.