Puréed Garlic Lima Beans

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups thawed frozen peas
  • 3 cups thawed frozen lima beans
  • 1 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1 1/4 cup vegetable stock
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely shredded fresh mint (optional)

Method

In saucepan of boiling salted water, cook lima beans until very tender, about 6 minutes; drain and set aside. (If using peas, omit this step.)

In saucepan, combine stock, garlic, salt and sugar; simmer over low heat until garlic is tender, about 8 minutes. Add lima beans; increase heat to medium-high and bring to boil. Cook until heated through, about 1 minute. Using immersion blender or food processor, purée. (Make-ahead: Let cool. Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Mix 1/2 cup/125 mL additional stock into pur? reheat until warmed through.) Garnish with mint, if using.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 501 mg
  • Protein 8 g
  • Calories 118.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 21 g

%RDI

  • Iron 15.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 8.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 12.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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