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Baked Lima Beans and Ham

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  Dried lima beans 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Large Sized)
  Boiling water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Ham shank 4 Pound (1 Large Sized, 3 To 4 Pound)
  Whole allspice 1 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 1 Teaspoon
  Molasses 2 Tablespoon
  Whole cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Onions 2 Medium
  Salt 1 Teaspoon

1) Rinse the lima beans well and cook in boiling water for 2 min; cover and keep aside for an hour.
2) Cut the ham into large chunks and remove the excess fat from the pieces.
3) In a small cheesecloth place the whole spices and bay leaf and tie.
4) In a saucepan, add the lima beans, ham, spices, whole onions, salt and simmer gently for an hr.
5) Remove the spice bag, ham bones and turn into a baking dish, add mollasses to taste.
6) Bake in the oven at 350 Deg F for an hr.

7) Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1072 Calories from Fat 464

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g79.5%

Saturated Fat 16.7 g83.5%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 281.3 mg93.8%

Sodium 4054.2 mg168.9%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.9 g31.6%

Sugars 11.7 g

Protein 111 g221.3%

Vitamin A 8.6% Vitamin C 59.6%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 50.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baked Lima Beans And Ham Recipe