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from "Real Simple® magazine"

Butter beans are sweeter and more tender than lima beans, which can work as a substitute.

Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

Makes 8 servings
 Real Simple® magazine

8 slices bacon
Olive oil, as needed
1 medium onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 pound frozen butter beans
1 tablespoon honey
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese (optional)

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Fry the bacon. Transfer to a plate. Add enough oil to the drippings to measure 1/4 cup. Add the onion, garlic, and salt and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook for 25 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook the butter beans according to the package directions. Drain, transfer to a serving bowl, and cover to keep warm. Add the honey and vinegar to the onion mixture. Cook for 1 minute, then pour over the butter beans. Add the pepper and sprinkle with the crumbled bacon and goat cheese, if using.

CALORIES 126(21% from fat); FAT 3g (sat 1g); PROTEIN 7g; CHOLESTEROL 7mg; SODIUM 317mg; FIBER 4g; CARBOHYDRATE 19

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 Quantity Ingredients Est.Price
  Oscar Mayer Bacon - $9.99/ea
  White Onion, Large - $1.99/lb
  Lima Beans
This product is currently unavailable.
  Heinz Apple Cider Vinegar - $3.29/ea
 32fl oz
Optional Ingredients
  Coach Farm The Medallion Goat Cheese - $6.99/ea
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  Just FreshDirect Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Mediterranean Blend - $10.99/ea
 33.8fl oz
  Peeled Garlic - $4.99/ea
 approx. 8oz
  Stiles Apiaries 100% Pure Honey - $7.99/ea
  David's Kosher Salt - $3.19/ea
  Just FreshDirect Tellicherry Peppercorns (Refill) - $4.99/ea
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