Today is Lima Bean Respect Day! Did you know that lima beans
are incredibly good for you? They are filled with nutritious fiber,
potassium, iron, copper, and manganese. Lima beans are also low in fat
and contain protease inhibitors that stall the development of cancerous
cells. Lima beans may not be your favorite healthy vegetable, but today
is the day to show them some respect!
Humans have been cultivating lima beans since 6000 BC. Today, people
use them in recipes for soups, spreads, casseroles, and salads. In
Japan, green baby lima beans are an important ingredient in bean paste,
which is a popular dessert. Succotash, a dish usually found in the
southern region of the United States, combines lima beans, corn, and
To celebrate Lima Bean Respect Day, enjoy some tasty lima beans cooked your favorite way!
I like lima beans, and have several recipes.
Love lima beans!
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