Fordhook Lima Beans with Cilantro

Fassolia bi Zeyt (fa-saul-lia bee zeyt)

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

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Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

  • About

These are the king of lima beans. Fordhook lima beans are plump with a buttery texture and are absolutely delicious. The lima beans are sautéed with onions, cilantro, and garlic in a rich tomato stew. This is one of my favorite dishes. It’s ideal to take to a barbecue, picnic, or potluck. Since it is served at room temperature, you can platter it in advance.