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Lima Beans with Ham


  • 3/4 of a pound of lima beans, very tender young ones
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of butter
  • some chopped parsley
  • 1 small onion chopped up fine
  • 3 ounces of raw ham, chopped up
  • 2 or 3 tablespoons of stock


Put lima beans in boiling water for about five minutes to whiten them.

Then put into a saucepan butter, parsley, and onion. When the onion is fried, add ham. When the ham is fried put in the lima beans, and a little while before they are cooked add stock.

Serve with dice of fried bread.


Simple Italian Cookery.


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