Bean Large Lima

Bean Large Lima

Preparation and comments

Coming from the high plateaux of Peru and named for its capital, Lima, this bean is extremely popular in the Americas, both in its natural state and dried. Bolivia: Chairo (soup of lima beans with quinoa); North America: Succotash (lima beans with sweetcorn).

Appearance

Large and very flat with a greenish-white colour.

Flavour

Buttery flavour and creamy texture.