Pan-Fried Lima Beans With Feta And Lemon Zest Recipe

Quick and easy, pan-fried lima beans have bright, zesty flavors and are ready in under 30 minutes. Krisenia Prints' recipe from At the Immigrant's Table utilizes frozen lima beans' creamy texture by pan-frying them in lemon-garlic olive oil.

1 lemon 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 + 1 stems of thyme, divided 1 garlic clove, peeled 1 pound frozen lima beans, cooked 4 ounces feta cheese, cubed salt and pepper, to taste



Peel the lemon in a 1-inch strip. Set aside the remaining lemon zest and juice. Warm olive oil in a pan.

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Add two thyme stems, garlic clove, and lemon peel to the pan. Let them simmer and infuse for 3–5 minutes. 

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Thyme, lemon peel, and garlic should be removed from oil. Cook the cooked lima beans in flavored oil for 10–12 minutes until tender.

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To make up for the loss of the salty flavor of the feta, you might also want to season the finished dish with a little extra salt.

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After turning off the heat, add feta, lemon zest, and 2 tablespoons lemon juice. 

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Add salt and pepper to taste. Put everything in a bowl. Top with one thyme sprig's leaves. 

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Try adding cheese and stop when the flavor is balanced. Serve lima beans pan-fried immediately.

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