Squirrel with Lima Beans

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Serves 6 - 8 | Prep Time | Cook Time

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Ingredients You'll Need

1/4 lb bacon

2 squirrels, dressed and cut into pieces

2 cup dried lima beans, soaked overnight

flour, salt and pepper

1 onion, chopped

2 celery ribs, chopped

2 carrots, chopped

1 Tbsp sugar

1 cup okra

3 potatoes, diced

2 cup frozen corn

2 cans (16 oz.) stewed tomatoes

1 bay leaf

dash of thyme and parsley

1/2 - 1 tsp crushed red pepper (as desired)


1 Dredge squirrel pieces in flour mixture.

2 In Dutch oven, fry bacon and remove.

3 Brown squirrels in bacon drippings; cover squirrels, bacon, beans, onion, celery and carrots with boiling water.

4 Simmer for 2 hours.

5 Squirrel meat may be removed from bones at this point if you desire.

6 Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 1 hour longer or until squirrel and vegetables are tender.

7 If desired, thicken with flour and water paster and adjust seasonings.

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