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Lima Bean Soup

What you need: 

1 pound dry lima beans
5 carrots, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 leek, bulb only, chopped
2 tablespoons minced shallots
4 cubes vegetable bouillon
salt and pepper, to taste

What you do: 

1. Sort and rinse beans; soak overnight in water. In the morning, drain and rinse beans. Place beans in a large crockpot with 8 cups water.
2. Set to high for 3-4 hours, or until beans are no longer chewy. Switch crockpot to the low setting and add veggies and bouillon cubes.
3. Cook an additional 3-4 hours, or until beans are soft and vegetables are done. Season with salt and pepper.
Do not add salt until beans are finished cooking or they will never get soft.

Preparation Time: 
6-8 hours
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
8
Recipe Category: 

SO HOW'D IT GO?

really good soup. i added some potatoes.

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