Lima Beans in Chilli Sauce

January 14, 2008

Lima Beans in Chilli Sauce


    -1 lb lima beans (or broad beans or butter beans)
    -2 Tbs olive oil (or to taste–so actually a lot more)
    -1/2 onion, chopped
    -2 cloves garlic, minced
    -12 oz tomatos, peeled &chopped, (canned or salsa okay)
    -1-2 jalapenos, chopped (can emit if using salsa)
    -salt to taste
    -ciliantro as garnish


-Thaw & cook beans until completely done, but not mushy. They’re better if oil is added to the cooking water. Important: Do not salt the cooking water until the beans are cooked, or they will not get completely soft.
-Sautee onion til soft & almost browned.
-Add garlic & sautee on medium for about one minute.
-Add tomatos & chillis cook til thickened.
-Add salt to taste.
-Pour mixture over beans. Reheat on stove if necessary.
-Garnish with cilantro.