3cupsof fresh baby lima beans removed from the pod or 3 cups of frozen baby lima beans
1tablespoonchopped fresh basil
1sprig fresh rosemary
1teaspoonfresh lemon zest
Fry the bacon in a skillet until all the fat is rendered, remove from skillet and crumble. Leave 2 tablespoons of bacon grease in the skillet.
Add lima beans, garlic, half the crumbled bacon, basil, rosemary, salt, pepper, and 1/2 cup of water to the skillet and lightly season with salt and pepper. Turn the heat to high and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer covered, while occasionally stirring, for 20 minutes or until the beans are tender.
When the beans are done, top with remaining crumbled bacon and lemon zest. Adjust seasonings to taste. Serve warm.