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Fresh Christmas Lima

This is an heirloom variety of the more commonly found Fresh Lima Bean and takes less time to cook with no need to soak. Remove from the pod and simmer for a salad, soup, stew, vegetable side dish, or Succotash. There are many types of fresh shelling beans and the best substitutes for fresh Christmas lima bean would be Fresh Lima Bean and Fresh Cranberry Bean.

Alternative Names

Fresh Christmas Lima Bean

Category

Fresh Legume

Origin

Peru

Flavor

Buttery, Earthy, Sweet-Slightly

Texture

Firm

Prep Methods

Dry/Dehydrate, Mash/Purée, Peel

Cooking Method

Boil/Simmer, Braise

Uses

see categorized dishes

Seasonal Availability

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