Greek-Inspired Lima Beans

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@thepeppercook

This delicious and healthy dish of lima beans is stewed with garlic, onions, tomatoes, capers and caper leaves, and flavoured with thyme and parsley, is based on the Greek caper giachni. Regardless, whether you have caper leaves or not, my vegan lima bean recipe below will help you share some of these favours of Greece with your family and friends!

4 people
1/2 cup lima beans
2 1/2 cups water ( divided )
4 cloves garlic ( chopped fine about 1.5 tablespoons )
1 medium onion ( chopped fine )
1 can 250g can of plum tomatoes ( crushed with juices or 4 tomatoes, cut in small dice about 250g )
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika powder
1/2 teaspoon crushed chilies (or to taste)
1/4 teaspoon sugar
3 tablespoons capers
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon rosemary
1/4 teaspoon black pepper ( freshly ground )
5-6 caper leaves ( optional )
3 tablespoons flat parsley ( finely chopped )
1/4 cup olive oil

Soak the beans overnight in 2 cups water. By the next day, beans should have doubled in size. Throw away water. Gently massage beans being careful not to break them. Remove any skin that comes off...
See the full directions on my site

Nutritions

Calories
730

Sodium
3191mg
132% DV

Fat
70g
108% DV

Protein
18g
37% DV

Carbs
61g
20% DV

Fiber
18g
75% DV