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Lima Bean and Pear Casserole

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  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Pound (1/2 Cup)
  Cooked lima beans/3 cans,15 ounce each lima beans, drained 6 Cup (96 tbs), drained (Using About 1 Pound Uncooked Dry Limas)
  Pears 1 Pound, drained and chopped (1 Can)
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), firmly packed

Dot a 2 1/2 or 3-quart casserole or bean pot with half of the butter.
Cover bottom of the casserole with 2 cups beans; top with half the pears and half of the brown sugar.
Repeat layers, ending with the last 2 cups of beans; distribute remaining butter over top layer.
Bake in a slow oven (275°) for 2 hours.
(If you want to take this dish to a picnic, cover and wrap casserole in a thick layer of newspapers to hold heat until ready to eat.
It will keep warm for 3 to 4 hours.) Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Slow Cooked
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
125 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 480 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.8%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.6 mg13.5%

Sodium 6.7 mg0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.8%

Dietary Fiber 14.8 g59.2%

Sugars 37.7 g

Protein 13 g26.7%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 5.3%

Calcium 1.1% Iron 0.74%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lima Bean And Pear Casserole Recipe