Southern Living Lima Beans

1 1/2 C water
1/2 t salt
2 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen lima beans
8 slices bacon, cooked and diced
1 C chopped onion
1/2 C chopped celery
1 1/2 C shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/4 t pepper
Dash of Worcestershire sauce

Combine water and salt in large saucepan; bring to a boil. Add lima beans; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8-10 minutes or until tender. Drain beans, reserving 1/2 C liquid; set aside. Cook bacon in large skillet until crisp; remove bacon, reserving 3 T drippings in skillet. Set bacon aside. Saute onion and celery in drippings in skillet until tender. Combine reserved lima beans, reserved liquid, onion mixture, cheese, pepper, and Worcestershire sauce. Spoon into lightly greased 2 quart baking dish. Sprinkles with bacon. Back, uncovered at 350 degress for 25 minutes or until heated through. (The photo in the cookbook shows the bacon sprinkled across the beans diagonally in 4 lines.)

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