We love the delicate flavor and light green color of lima beans—also known as butter beans—especially picked fresh from the garden in summertime. From flavorful salads to rich stews, here are 13 of our favorite lima bean recipes.
Limas and Tomatoes
This recipe showcases the delicateness of lima beans, contrasted against the tangy sweetness of fresh tomato. If the tomatoes still have their stems, take care to leave them intact for the presentation. See the recipe for Limas and Tomatoes»
Lima Bean Soup
This simple soup only calls for a few ingredients, letting the flavor of lima beans shine.
Cholent (Beef Stew)
Slow cooking allows the flavors of beans, brisket, and vegetables to meld perfectly.
Andean Quinoa Paella
Swapping traditional rice for quinoa gives new life to an ultimate one-pot-wonder of comfort foods.