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Baked Lima Bean And Pear Casserole

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  Dried lima beans 1 Pound, washed and drained
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Melted butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned pear halves 29 Ounce, cubed (1 can, 2 1/2 cups)

Put beans in kettle, add water, and bring to a boil.
Boil for 2 minutes; cover pan and let stand for 1 hour.
Then simmer until tender; add more hot water if necessary.
Drain, and season.
Mix butter and brown sugar and a little syrup from pears.
In a large casserole, alternate layers of beans and pears.
Spread each layer with butter-sugar mixture.
Top layer should be pears.
Spread with remaining sugar mixture.
Cover and bake in preheated slow oven (325°F.) for about 2 hours.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
125 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2652 Calories from Fat 803

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 91 g140.8%

Saturated Fat 56.4 g281.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 232.2 mg77.4%

Sodium 143.1 mg6%

Total Carbohydrates 446 g148.7%

Dietary Fiber 34.9 g139.5%

Sugars 320.9 g

Protein 32 g64.4%

Vitamin A 73.3% Vitamin C 189.5%

Calcium 50.7% Iron 158.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baked Lima Bean And Pear Casserole Recipe