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Butter Beans

  • Recipe

    Quick Pasta e Fagioli

    This version of the classic Italian bean-and-pasta soup features butter beans (giant lima beans). The meaty yet silky texture of the beans contrasts nicely with the chewy ditalini pasta. Serve…

  • Recipe

    Butter Beans with Butter, Mint, and Lime

    Butter beans are among the farmer’s market treasures of late summer in Charleston—reason to wake up with gusto to another day of stultifying heat and oxford-soaking humidity. This simple treatment…

  • Ingredient

    Butter Beans

    Butter beans, or large lima beans, are big, flattish beans that range from pale yellow to white.

  • Article

    The New Beans on the Block

    Discover four varieties worth getting to know, plus recipes that’ll make you glad you did.

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