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Course Side Dish, Vegetables
Cuisine American
Keyword vegetables
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories 296 kcal


  • 2 slices bacon 2 slices cut crosswise into 1/4 inch thick bacon
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cups corn 2 cups fresh kernels of corn
  • 1 lbs lima beans 1 pound fresh or fozen lima beans
  • 1 ounces lima beans 1 (10 ounces) package frozen baby lima beans
  • 0.5 cup red bell pepper 1/2 cup diced green adn red bell pepper
  • 1 scallions 1 bunch cut crosswise into 1/3 inch thick scallions
  • 0.75 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 0.25 cup water 1/4 cup water
  • 0.5 tsp salt 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 0.5 tsp ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper


  1. Cook bacon in a 10-inch heavy skillet over moderate heat, stirring frequently, until crisp, about 5 minutes. Transfer bacon with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain, then add butter to fat in skillet and melt over moderate heat.

  2. Add corn, lima beans, bell pepper, and white and pale green parts of scallions and cook, stirring, 2 minutes.

  3. Add cream, water, salt, and pepper, then simmer, partially covered, until vegetables are tender, 10 to 15 minutes

  4. Stir in bacon, scallion greens, and salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 296 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 257mg11%
Potassium 582mg17%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 1040IU21%
Vitamin C 19.2mg23%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.