Recipe Details

Butter Beans with Smoked Turkey

Number of Servings: 8

Serving Size: 1 cup

Butter Beans with Smoked Turkey

Name: Amount:
smoked turkey breast 8 oz
chopped onion 0.25 cup
dried butter beans(mature lima beans), soaked 1 lb
clove garlic, minced 1 ea
bay leaf 1 ea
pepper 0.16 tsp
thyme 1 tsp
salt 0.25 tsp

Boil the turkey and onion in 1 quart of water for 45 minutes.


Place the beans, garlic, pepper, bay leaf, and thyme in the water and cook for 1 hour or until the beans are tender. Add the salt in the final 15 minutes of cooking to prevent the beans from becoming tough.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 216
Calories from Fat 6
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 13mg
Sodium 423mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 36g
Dietary Fiber 11g
Sugars 5g
Protein 18g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 2-1/2 Starch1 Very Lean Meat