Herbed Dilled Lima Beans
Lima beans are thought to originate in Peru. Remember your geography — Lima is the capital of Peru!
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 4
- 1 (10-ounce) package frozen lima beans, thawed
- ¾ cup apple cider vinegar
- ¾ cup water
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper or dried red pepper flakes
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 teaspoons dill seeds
- 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
- ¼ teaspoon salt
Put the thawed lima beans in a glass jar or other covered container large enough to hold the beans and vinegar mixture.
In a medium nonreactive saucepan over high heat, bring the vinegar and water to a boil. Stir in the cayenne pepper, garlic, dill seeds and weed, and salt.
Pour the vinegar mixture over the beans and allow to cool to room temperature.
Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours before serving.
PER SERVING: Calories: 108 | Protein: 5 g | Carbohydrates: 17 g | Fat: 1.7 g | Saturated Fat: 0.3 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 369 mg | Potassium: 340 mg | Phosphorus: 92 mg | Calcium: 51 mg | Fiber: 5 g | Exchanges: 1¼ Starch/Gluten Free