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Baked Limas With Tomato Sauce

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Ingredients
  Dried lima beans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cold water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Bacon slices 4 , cut into 1 inch pieces
  Minced celery 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Minced onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced green pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Canned tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Wash limas, pick over, and soak overnight in 3 c cold water.
Add remaining 2 c water; cover; bring to boil and cook until tender—about 45 min.—adding boiling water, if necessary.
Drain (save bean liquid and use in soup); place in 1 1/2 qt casserole.
Gook bacon in skillet until it begins to brown; then add celery, onion, green pepper, and garlic, and continue to cook, until vegetables are tender and bacon is crisp.
Stir in flour; add next 4 ingredients; then cook, stirring, until sauce thickens.
Pour sauce over limas; cover, and bake in slow oven of 300°F for 1 hr.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Tomato

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