DetailsLima beans have been cultivated since 2,000 BC along the coastal region of Peru. Lima, the capital of Peru, is the place where the early European explorers were believed to have first discovered these beans. Often called "butter beans" because of their starchy yet buttery texture, lima beans have a delicate, mellow flavor that complements a wide array of savory dishes. They are a very good source of protein, dietary fiber and iron. If you're wondering how to replace meat in your diet, indulge yourself with the buttery taste of lima beans. Lima beans are an excellent source of protein, and when combined with a whole grain such as quinoa, sorghum, Kamut® wheat or brown rice, they provide protein comparable to that of meat or dairy foods without the high calories or saturated fat. Baby lima beans are also an excellent source of iron and dietary fiber. Their high fiber content keeps blood sugar levels from rising too quickly after a meal. Bob’s Red Mill Baby Lima Beans are outstanding served as a side dish or in casseroles, soups, and stews. You can also serve them as an appetizer sprinkled with seasoning, much like edamame.
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- Very Good
- We picked these up from the bulk bins at BRM and are glad we did! After overnight soaking, we cooked and mashed them with a little butter as a side dish to pork roast. Very tasty and satifying! We will defintely buy more soon!
- Nutritional Info
Serving Size: 1/4 cup(51g)
Servings Per Container: 15
Amount Per Serving % Daily
ValueCalories170Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0 %Saturated Fat0 g0 %Trans Fat0 g0 %Cholesterol0 mg0 %Sodium5 mg0 %Total Carbohydrate32 g11 %Dietary Fiber11 g44 %Sugars4 gN/AProtein11 g22 %
Vitamin A0 %Vitamin C0 %Calcium4 %Iron20 %
* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
baby lima beans
*Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts, soy, wheat, and milk