• Limas and Spinach

    Your family will love to eat more vegetables cooked this way.

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ cup
    Calories 93
    Total Fat 2 g
    Saturated Fat less than 1 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 84 mg

    Servings and Times

    Servings 7

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Frozen lima beans 2 cups
    Vegetable oil 1 tablespoon
    Fennel, cut in strips (4 ounce) 1 cup
    Onion, chopped ½ cup
    Low-sodium chicken broth ¼ cup
    Leaf spinach, washed thoroughly 4 cups
    Distilled vinegar 1 tablespoon
    Black pepper 1/8 teaspoon
    Raw chives 1 tablespoon
    Water for boiling (if needed)
    Directions
    1. Steam or boil lima beans in unsalted water approximately 10 minutes. Drain.
    2. In a skillet, sauté onions and fennel in oil.
    3. Add the beans and stock to the onions, cover, and cook for 2 minutes.
    4. Stir in the spinach. Cover and cook until spinach has wilted, about 2 minutes.
    5. Stir in the vinegar and pepper. Cover and let stand for 30 seconds.
    6. Sprinkle with chives and serve.
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