Barbecued Lima Beans

    70 min

These dried lima beans are cooked then baked with a flavorful tomato-based sauce.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups large dried lima beans
  • 1/4 pound salt pork, cut in 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter or bacon drippings
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can tomato soup, undiluted (10 oz)
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 6 strips of bacon

How to Make It

Soak limas 8 hours or overnight; drain.

Put the beans in a Dutch oven or stockpot with the salt pork. Add water to cover up the salt pork and beans. Cook slowly until tender. Drain and reserve 1 1/2 cups of the cooking liquid.

Brown onion and garlic in butter or bacon drippings. Add remaining ingredients except limas. Cook 5 minutes.

Alternate limas and sauce mixture in a large greased casserole.

Top with strips of bacon.

Bake at 375° 40 to 50 minutes.

Serves 8.

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