Chase The Chills Winter Chowder
|Dried lima beans||1 Pound|
|Onion||1 Large, chopped|
|Celery ribs||2 Large, chopped|
|Butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Heavy cream||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Canned italian plum tomatoes||16 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Canned corn||16 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Sharp cheddar cheese||1⁄4 Pound, grated|
Rinse dried lima beans and soak in 6 cups water for 6 hours or overnight.
Drain and cook beans for about 1 hour in large pot with 6 cups fresh water.
In large saucepan, saute onion and celery in butter until slightly tender.
Thoroughly blend in flour, salt and pepper.
Add cream and bring to a gentle boil.
Add beans and their liquid; add remaining ingredients.
Bring again to a boil; adjust seasonings before serving.