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Catholic Recipe: Baked Lima Beans


  • 6 pounds dried lima beans
  • 9 quarts cold water
  • 2-1/2 cups chopped onions
  • 1 quart ketchup
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Ac'cent*
  • 2 Tablespoons prepared mustard
  • Details

  • Serves: 50
  • Prep Time: 2 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty: N/A
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These beans are a nice side dish especially during the fall season.


Pick over beans; add cold water; soak overnight. Simmer in soaking water about 40 minutes or until barely tender. Combine remaining ingredients; add to beans; mix well. Spoon into baking pans; cover; bake at 350° for about 1 hour. Makes 50 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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