Lima Bean Kinton
|Canned lima beans||1 Pound (Undrained, 1 Can)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Green food color||2 Drop|
Remove skins from lima beans and mash beans.
Place bean pulp and liquid, salt, and sugar in a small saucepan.
Stirring often, cook over medium heat until mixture forms a ball and begins to pull away from sides of pan, about 20 minutes.
Force mixture through a wire strainer or food mill.
Mix in enough coloring to make a bright green.
Roll mixture into 12 small balls.
Let dry uncovered at room temperature for 1 to 2 hours.
Then wrap loosely in plastic film and refrigerate until serving time if desired.
Each serving may be threaded on bamboo skewers, then placed on a small plate.