Grandmas Lima Bean Casserole

Grandmas Lima Bean Casarole

Prep Time8 hrs
Cook Time2 hrs
Course: Side Dish, Starch
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs dried lima beans
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 1 medium onion
  • 8 oz turkey bacon

    half diced up ,the rest go on top of beans before baking (regular bacon can

  • 3 cups milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • tsp nutmeg

Instructions

  • Cover beans with water and soak over night.Change water and simmer with bay leaf till just barely cooked.Drain
  • In a heavy gage pot ,cook diced bacon with butter till slightly browned add onions and continue cooking till translucent.a lid can be used during this process.
  • Combine all ingredients and pour into a oven proof baking dish ,finishing off with the slices of bacon across the top of the beans.Bake covered in a 350º oven for 1 1/2 to 2 hrs ,uncovering for the last 1/2 hr to brown off bacon a little.