Baby Lima Beans (Butterbeans)

  • 2 pounds baby lima beans, fresh in the shell, or one 10-ounce package, frozen
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground pepper

Shell the beans and wash thoroughly. Put 2 cups water and the salt in a medium saucepan and add the beans. Cook the beans until tender, about 30 minutes. Drain the liquid and add the butter. Sprinkle lightly with the black pepper before serving.

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