|Lima beans||1 Pound|
|Olive oil||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Onions||2 Large, chopped|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced|
|Canned tomato puree||6 Ounce (1 Can)|
Soak beans overnight in water to cover.
Next day add oil, onions, garlic, pepper, and tomato puree or tomatoes to the 3 quarts water and bring to a boil.
Add drained beans.
Simmer for about 2 hours or until beans are tender.
In last 15 minutes of cooking add mint and salt.