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3.01 from 204 votes


Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Servings: 2
Author: DIY Bites


  • 1 cup raw spinach rinsed
  • 1 can lima beans canned
  • 1 yellow onion medium chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 100 ml/0.43 cups water
  • 1 tsp za’atars spices or preferred herbs
  • 1/2 lemon squeezed for juice


  • Heat up olive oil in a saute pan, over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add water to pan and leave to simmer until about half of the liquid evaporated.
  • Add spinach, and butter beans, and tomatoes and cook on low-medium heat for 7-10 minutes, stirring occasionally and checking if more liquid is needed.
  • Season with salt, pepper and optionally za’atar or preferred herbs. Thyme also works great.
  • Serve with fresh lemon juice to taste.

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