3601 Stockyard Rd. Eden, Maryland | 410-742-8600

Lima Beans

How to Cook

Shell and wash.

Bring 1 inch of water and beans to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer.

Cook until beans are tender, 10 – 25 mins, depending on the bean size. Drain.

Season with 1 tsp of salt to 4 cups of beans or to taste. Add butter if desired.

How to Freeze

Shell, wash and sort according to size. Discard immature, old or split beans.

Blanch small beans 1 min, medium beans 2 mins and large beans 3-4 mins.

Cool immediately in cold water; drain and put in freezer containers.

Lima Bean Soup

  • 1 lb lima beans (soak for 4-5 hrs)
  • 1/4 lb fat meat
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small diced tomato
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Put beans, meat and salt in pot with water and bring to a boil.

Add tomato and sugar.

Cook until beans are soft.

Add dumplings if desired.

Conveniently located 1 mile south of Fruitland on Rt. 13

Open Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: Closed

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