Rancho Gordo Christmas Lima Beans
Discover the exceptional Christmas Lima Bean from Rancho Gordo, an intriguing variation that challenges the typical perception of Limas. Offering a rich, full-bodied flavor with a velvety chestnut texture, this bean is a true revelation for those who believe they don't fancy Limas.
Commonly met with skepticism and declarations like "I hate lima beans!" from most individuals, the Christmas Lima often surprises customers, quickly becoming a favorite. Originating in Peru, as suggested by its name, these beans bring a distinctive chestnut texture and a subtle, debatable flavor to the table. In Italy, they are known as Fagioli del Papa or Pope's Beans, while in the United States, they go by Chestnut Lima or Calico Beans. Whatever the name, Christmas Limas have played a significant role in reshaping the reputation of traditional Lima beans.
If you've harbored a dislike for Limas in the past, Christmas Lima is the perfect opportunity to change your mind. Explore the versatility of this unique bean with the following cooking suggestions:
- Soups: Enhance your soups with the rich and full-bodied flavor of Christmas Lima Beans.
- Salads: Elevate your salads by incorporating these beans, adding both texture and depth.
- Casseroles: Experiment with Christmas Limas in casseroles for a delightful twist on classic dishes.
Similar to: Scarlet Runner, Large White Lima, Ayocote Morado
Challenge your preconceptions and savor the nuanced taste and texture of Christmas Lima Beans, a true game-changer in the world of legumes.
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