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Mayan Roasted Lima Beans

A Delicacy Oil Recipe

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Prep Information

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

5-10 minutes


4 people


  • 1/2 lb. fresh or frozen lima beans
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 1/2 bunch parsley
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • 6 oz. ground roasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon Roasted Japanese Sesame Oil


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Iif using frozen beans, defrost completely before using. If using fresh beans, blanch them in boiling water for 1 minute, then rinse and dry.
  • Chop the green onions and parsley, medium to fine. Set aside.
  • Roast the pumpkin seeds in the preheated oven, then grind them in a food processor)
  • Put the sesame oil in a large skillet on medium heat. When the oil begins to smoke, throw the lima beans in first. Sauté them until they are brown and roasted
  • Add all the other ingredients except the lemon juice and sauté for another minute. Then add the lemon juice, a little at a time until the taste is pleasing to you.
  • Serve while hot.
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