Your family will love to eat more vegetables cooked this way.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ cup
Total Fat2 g
Saturated Fatless than 1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium84 mg

Servings and Times


Ingredients and Preparation

Frozen lima beans2 cups
Vegetable oil1 tablespoon
Fennel, cut in strips (4 ounce)1 cup
Onion, chopped½ cup
Low-sodium chicken broth¼ cup
Leaf spinach, washed thoroughly4 cups
Distilled vinegar1 tablespoon
Black pepper1/8 teaspoon
Raw chives1 tablespoon
Water for boiling (if needed)
  1. Directions
  2. Steam or boil lima beans in unsalted water approximately 10 minutes. Drain.
  3. In a skillet, sauté onions and fennel in oil.
  4. Add the beans and stock to the onions, cover, and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in the spinach. Cover and cook until spinach has wilted, about 2 minutes.
  6. Stir in the vinegar and pepper. Cover and let stand for 30 seconds.
  7. Sprinkle with chives and serve.