The Giant Peruvian Lima is also referred to as a butter, curry, Madagascar, lab, Pole Bean, or Cape Pea. It has a creamy texture and a savory flavor. Try tossing with olive oil and fresh herbs. It also purees well.
BASIC RECIPE: 1 qt. water, 2 cups beans. Bring water to full boil. Add beans slowly so boiling does not stop. Cover and reduce to simmer. Cook until nearly tender, about 2 hours, before adding salt or other ingredients.
Nutrition FactsServ. Size: 1/4 cups (45g), Servings: 8, Amount Per Serving: Calories 150, Fat Cal. 0, Total Fat 0g (0%DV), Sat. Fat 0g (0%DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 0mg (0%DV), Sodium 10mg (0%DV), Total carb. 28g (9%DV), Fiber 28g (112%DV), Sugars 0g, Protein 9g, Vitamin A (0%DV), Vitamin C (0%DV), Calcium (8%DV), Iron (45%DV). Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.