Mediterranean Lima Beans

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Mediterranean Lima Beans

Mediterranean Lima Beans

Canned tomatoes and frozen chopped onions and lima beans make this hearty side dish a cinch. If you like, make it more substantial with the addition of crumbled feta cheese or chopped Greek olives.

Serves 4

Prep Time 25 min

Total Time 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped fresh or frozen onions
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper, or to taste
  • 2 14-ounce c diced tomatoes
  • 2 10-ounce p frozen baby lima beans, (4 cups)

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 3 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Stir in oregano, cinnamon, crushed red pepper, tomatoes and lima beans. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the beans are fully cooked and the mixture is heated through, 10 to 15 minutes. Serve hot.


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