Lima Bean Stew with Gremolata

Serves 6 Prep Time 20 minutes   Cook Time 4 hours 10 minutes   Rated:

When the cold weather hits there is nothing more hearty than something that cooks all day, smells amazing all day and fills everyone up at the end of the day. This one ticks all those boxes and more plus it is perfect for #meatlessmondays.

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Soak the lima beans in water for a few hours. Then strain.


Place garlic, onion, EVOO and fennel seeds into the Thermomix bowl and chop 5 sec/speed 5. Sauté 10 min/Varoma/speed 1.


Place beans, onion mixture and all other ingredients, except gremolata into the slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours.


Serve with Gremolata and toast or mash.

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