BDukes Lima Beans, Cabbage and Smoked Sausage

BDukes Lima Beans, Cabbage and Smoked Sausage


"I had some left over cabbage and ham hock and threw this together. This is delicious served over cornbread. I was very surprised because it sounded yucky."


2 h servings 676 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 676 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 40.4 g
  • 62%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.8g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 34.7 g
  • 69%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 103 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 1576 mg
  • 63%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot, combine the lima beans, ham hocks, water, cabbage and butter. Season with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and set a lid on top but leave a crack for steam. Simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Remove the lid, add the tomatoes and sausage; simmer with the lid on until beans are completely tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
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  1. 13 Ratings


Good "down home" country cooking! Hubby loved it. I made it according to the recipe (using ham hocks) but I added 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes. Very filling and would be great for a cold winter d...

I love cabbage and I love beans. I never thought to put them together. Yummy. Changes I made-- omitted the butter and hamhocks, added 2 chicken bouillon cubes instead, and my can of tomatoes ...

This is an awesome meal. I left out the hocks and cooked the beans with a small amt of bacon grease, left out the butter. Cooked the sausage and drained as much grease as possible! Used some ...

I gave this 5 STARS(*****)Count them, 5. I am a big fan of soups. This is delicious. Didn't use Ham Hocks, none on hand. Only thing I added was a little onion powder, and some tomato juice. ...

This turned out much better than expected. I didn't use a ham hock but subbed 6 cups of chicken stock for water. I ended up cooking the beans and sausage in the broth/water for about 2 hours b...

I left out the cabbage and served over yellow rice - a family favorite.

This is an excellent recipe.Simple,tasty and a really good left-over. Thanx BDukes

Yummy flavor. I omitted the ham hocks, added 2 chicken boullion cubes like another reviewer did, only added about 1 T of butter and added the cabbage during the last half hour of cooking. Great...

Very tasty pot of beans. My limas turned to mush, however. Next time, I won't just set the timer for 90 min. and not check them. I am sure 60 min. would have left some texture. I used bacon ...