Lima bean stew recipe

Lima bean stew recipe

Lima bean stew recipe

Lima bean stew recipe

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces dried or fresh lima beans, soaked in water for one night
  • 14 ounces stewing meat, cubed
  • 2 cups tomato juice
  • 3 tablespoons shortening or butter
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • A dash of ground allspice
  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed with 1/2 cup finely chopped coriander

Instructions

  1. • Fry meat with 1 tablespoon of shortening until golden brown.
  2. • Put meat in a generous quantity of water in a pot.
  3. • Cook over medium heat for 2 hours.
  4. • Cook beans in double its amount of salted water.
  5. • Remove and drain.
  6. • Fry beans in the remaining shortening for 3 minutes.
  7. • Add meat, meat stock, tomato juice, salt and allspice.
  8. • Cover and cook for 30 minutes. Add water if necessary.
  9. • Fry coriander and garlic till fragrant for 2 minutes.
  10. • Add to beans mixture.
  11. • Cook for 1 minute.
  12. • Serve beans hot, accompanied with cooked rice.