Lima beans, also known as “butter beans,” have a rich meaty texture and are also a great source of fiber.
Lima Beans with Thyme
1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 cups frozen lima beans
2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon thyme
Cook lima beans on stovetop according to package directions. While beans are cooking, heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add onion, and cook until soft and translucent. Drain beans, and mix in onions. Add parsley, salt, and thyme. Stir well, and serve.
Yield: 4 servings (serving size = about 1/2 cup)