Yupik Organic Baby Lima Beans, also known as butter beans, are dried, white, whole legumes. For best results, soak lima beans in water overnight. Lima Beans can be cooked the next day in a pot of boiling water for 45 minutes to an hour, or until tender. Hearty lima beans are mild in flavor while creamy and tender in texture; they also mash or blend easily to add thickness, richness, and depth to soups, stews, or casseroles. Classically, lima beans can be added to salads and side dishes.
HEALTH BENEFITS: HEART-HEALTHY!
Certified organic, vegan, wheat-free, and gluten-free, baby lima beans are an excellent source of protein, fiber, and iron! A 100 g serving of baby lima beans contains 84% of your daily recommended fiber intake! Including fiber as part of your diet contributes to healthy digestion, controls blood sugar levels, and helps lower the risk of heart disease!
CULINARY TWIST: ALL-AROUND BASIC BEAN!
Baby lima beans can be added to soups, stews, and slow cooker recipes! Baby lima beans are hearty, creamy, and rich, which compliments pork, turkey, or chicken dishes that braise or stew. You can even add baby lima beans to chicken pot pie recipes for added thickness, creaminess, and richness! Baby lima beans can also be added to salads, vegetable medleys, and more! Replace common white beans (cannellini beans) with baby lima beans as well!
ABOUT LIMA BEANS: DID YOU KNOW?
Lima beans are related to kidney beans! Though called a bean, lima beans are actually seeds grown on bushes or vines.