Chestnut Lima Beans

Chestnut Lima Beans

Item # 16289-6/2 lbs.


  • High in complex carbohydrates and fiber      
  • Heirloom beans are seeds passed down from generation to generation without genetic alteration by man      
  • Absorbs complex flavors very well      
  • Important part of Vegetarian diet for complete protein       
  • No need to be soaked overnight, just cover with boiling water and soak for 1 hour       
  • Increasing the amount of cooking water will improve the coloring of cooked beans
  • Also known as Christmas Lima beans
  • Kosher


Chestnut Lima beans

Pack Size

6/2 lb. sleeves = 12 lbs. per case


Store in a cool and dry environment.

Preparation and Cooking Instructions

Stovetop:  Rinse and sort through a 2 lb. sleeve of beans, removing any unwanted material.
Quick Soak Method:  Pour 5 qts. boiling water over beans in a large pot. Cover and let soak for one hour, then drain.
Overnight Soak Method:  Add 5 qts. water to beans. Let soak overnight, then drain.
After draining water from the soaked beans, add 5 qts. fresh water, bring to a boil and cover. Reduce heat to a simmer for 35-40  minutes or until desired texture. Drain and serve.

Yield: 24 half-cup servings.