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Baked Lima Beans

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=254378

Ingredients

  1. 1 lb. lima beans
  2. 1 lb. brown sugar
  3. 1 lb. bacon
  4. 5 to 6 medium onions
  5. 1 tsp. soda
  6. salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Soak beans overnight in large pot as they will swell.
  2. Drain. Put fresh water on them.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon soda, 1/2 bacon, 2 onions, salt and pepper.
  4. Cook for 1 hour.
  5. Drain, but save the juice.
  6. In baking dish, put beans, rest of the bacon, onions and brown sugar.
  7. Bake at 325° for 3 hours.
  8. Add extra juice while baking if they get too dry.