Bean & Maple Syrup Pie

Bean & Maple Syrup Pie


Yield: Makes 1 pie or 18 tarts

Nutrition (For 1 serving)

Calories 276;
Protein 4.3 g;
Fat 13 g;
Carbohydrates 37.1 g;
Total Dietary Fibre 2.5 g;
1 cupwell cooked white pea beans250 mL
1/2 cupmaple syrup125 mL
1/3 cupbrown sugar75 mL
1/3 cupmelted butter75 mL
1/2 cupraisins or chopped pecans125 mL
19 inch (23 cm) unbaked pastry pie shell or 18 unbaked tart shells1
Pecan halves (optional)


Puree beans in food processor or blender with maple syrup until smooth. Add eggs, sugar and butter and mix just until well blended. Sprinkle raisins or chopped pecans in bottom of pie or tart shells. Pour filling on top of raisins or chopped pecans. Garnish with pecan halves if desired. Bake pie in a 350°F (180°C) oven for 35-40 minutes or tarts for 20 minutes or until set in centre. Cool. Serve at room temperature plain or with whipped cream or ice cream.

Note: Serving size is 1/10 of a 23 cm diameter pie.