SOUTHERN BUTTER BEANS

I was recently craving vegetables AND comfort food at the same time and couldn’t figure out what in the world I wanted… until I thought of these Southern Butter Beans.
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I was recently craving vegetables AND comfort food at the same time and couldn’t figure out what in the world I wanted… until I thought of these Southern Butter Beans.  Sign up for my email subscription and never miss a recipe!


INGREDIENTS
  • 5 slices lean bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 (16-ounce package) frozen butter beans (baby lima beans)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (more or less, to taste)

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook bacon and onion until bacon is cooked and onions are tender (about 5-7 minutes).