• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 2 hr 5 min
  • total: 2 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    Creamy Butter Beans have lots of smoked ham flavor. They're so thick and creamy and make a fantastic side for any southern meal.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound dried large lima beans
    • 1 tablespoon bacon grease or butter
    • 1/2 cup diced onion
    • 1/3 cup diced celery
    • 1/4 cup diced carrot
    • 1 1/2 cups chopped smoked ham
    • 2 ham hocks
    • 1 (32-ounce) carton chicken broth
    • 4 cups water
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
    • 4 tablespoons butter
    • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun or Creole seasoning

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 139 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.16%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 21.98%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 17 mg 5.63%
    • Sodium: 120 mg 5%
    • Calcium: 32 mg 3.22%
    • Potassium: 322 mg 9.2%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.81%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 14 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.65%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 35.03%
    • Vitamin C 24.73%
    • Vitamin D 0.41%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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