Baby Lima Beans

So good!

Baby Lima Beans (Serves 2 - 4)

  • 2 cups dry baby lima beans
  • Filtered water to cover by an inch
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 inch piece of kombu
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 small hot red peppers, seeded and diced or 1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • Sumac to taste (Optional to give salty taste)

Wash and soak beans in filtered water overnight. Drain.

Cover with fresh filtered water or homemade salt free vegetable stock. Add onion, garlic, kombu, ground black pepper, turmeric, oregano, basil, rosemary and thyme.


Cook until soft (approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours), adding more filtered water if needed.

When soft, add the hot peppers or red pepper flakes and Sumac. Stir well and serve.

Delicious with a side dish of kale, chard, bok choy or tatsoi, cabbage and veggies.