Mountain Man Lima Beans

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Credit: Siam Rimmer


  • 2 Cup Large White Lima Beans
  • 1 Smoked Ham Hock
  • 1 Medium Diced Onion
  • 1 Cup of Diced Small Carrots
  • 4 Celery Stocks cut Small
  • 1 tsp. Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • Water to Cover Beans


  1. Rinse off Beans and place in a large pot and cover with water at least 1” above beans. Add ham hock, onion, carrots, celery, salt and pepper.
  2.  Bring to boil for 45 minutes until beans are almost cooked tender.  Check the beans if you need to add water to keep juice about 1” above the beans.
  3. Turn down to medium and cook for another 30 Minutes and check by stirring the beans.  
  4. Take a bean on a spoon and if it smashes softly its cooked remove from heat and set to cool and serve.

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