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Cheesy Butterbeans Recipe

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Course: Side Dish
Total Time: Under 4 Hours
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
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Cheesy Butterbeans

Photo by: Colin Erricson

Serve these tasty beans with grilled or roasted meat or add a salad and enjoy them as a light main course.

Yield: Makes 8 servings

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 cups (1 l) frozen lima beans, thawed and drained
  • 1 can (28 oz/796 ml) diced tomatoes, drained, ½ cup (125 ml) of the juice set aside
  • ½ (125 ml) cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup (250 ml) shredded light old Cheddar cheese

Directions

1. In slow cooker stoneware, combine beans, tomatoes, ½ cup (125 ml) tomato juice, green onions, salt and black pepper to taste.

2. Cover and cook on Low for 6 hours or on High for 3 hours, until hot and bubbly. Stir in green pepper and cheese. Cover and cook on High for 20 minutes, until pepper is tender and cheese is melted.

Make Ahead

This dish can be partially prepared before it is cooked. Complete Step 1. Cover and refrigerate overnight. The next morning, continue with the recipe.

Notes

Works in slow cookers from 3½ to 6 quarts


© 2007 Judith Finlayson
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

135kcal (7%)
123mg (12%)
40mg (67%)
35mcg RAE (1%)
654mg
49mg
10g
4g
6g
22g
3mg (1%)
567mg (24%)
1g (4%)
1g (2%)
3mg (14%)
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