Lima Bean Soup

“A yearly Lima Bean Festival in nearby West Cape May honours the many growers there and showcases different recipes using their crops. This comforting chowder was a contest winner at the festival several years ago.” —Kathleen Olsack, North Cape May, New Jersey

Lima Bean SoupTaste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
12servings (3 quarts) 10minutes 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
12servings (3 quarts) 10minutes
Cook Time
Portions: servings (3 quarts)
Portions: servings (3 quarts)
  1. In a Dutch oven or soup kettle, combine the first 12 ingredients; bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25-35 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Add cream; heat through but do not boil. Sprinkle with bacon just before serving.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 110 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 431mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fibre), 3g protein.