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Lima Bean Kinton

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  Canned lima beans 1 Pound (Undrained, 1 Can)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  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.

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