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Bacon Lima Beans

An unusual twist on traditional baked beans, this sweet and spicy version is easy to make and is a surefire crowd pleaser—in winter or summer! —Bette Banjack, Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + soaking Cook: 6 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1 pound dried lima beans
  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard


  • Rinse and sort beans; soak according to package directions. Drain and rinse beans, discarding liquid. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine beans and remaining ingredients. Cook, covered, on low until beans are tender, 6-8 hours.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 375 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 635mg sodium, 69g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 12g fiber), 16g protein.

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