Ensalada de Pallares


  • Servings- 4-6
  • Preparation Time- 15 minutes (not including the time to soak the beans)


  • 1lb of lima beans
  • 1 large onion (prepare the onion by cutting it julienne style)
  • 2 tomatoes (prepare the tomatoes by peeling them, deseeding them and finally chopping them)
  • 1 aji amarillo fresco (prepare the aji by deveining it, deseeding it and then chopping it)
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1 tablespoon of parsley (prepare the parsley by chopping it finely)
  • 1 teaspoon of white vinegar
  • The juice from 3 key limes.
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of parsley (this will be used to garnish your dish at the end)

Preparation Instructions:

  • Soak the lima beans in water a day prior to when you want to prepare the dish.
  • Cook the beans in water until they are soft, then strain the beans and place them aside.
  • In a medium sized bowl combine the olive oil, fresh yellow aji and all of the other ingredients.
  • Then once the contents in the bowl are mixed well add the lima beans .
  • Garnish the dish with the parsley.