Dixie Casserole


1-1/2 cups dried lima beans

4 cups water

3 teaspoons salt (divided)

6 pork chops

2 tablespoons flour

1/3 cup catsup

2 tablespoons brown sugar

2 tablespoons instant minced onion

1/2 teaspoon powdered mustard

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1 bay leaf


Soak lima beans over night in water. Add 1 teaspoon of the salt. Bring to boiling and simmer 1 hour or until beans are almost soft. Drain off wter and save.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Place beans in a 2-1/2 quart cassrole. Rub remaining salt on both sides of pork chops. Sprinkle chops with flour and brown on both sides. Place over beans. Mix 1-1/2 cups of the bean water, catsup, brown sugar, instant minced onion, mustard, black pepper, garlic powder, and bay leaf. Pour over beans and pork chops

Cover and bake in preheated oven at 325 degrees for one hour or until done. Remove cover and bake an additional 30 minutes.