Maple Syrup & Bean Tarts

Maple Syrup & Bean Tarts


Yield: Makes 18 tarts

Nutrition (For 1 tart)

Calories 174 ;
Protein 3 g;
Fat 9 g;
Carbohydrates 22 g;
Total Dietary Fibre 1.1 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
18unbaked tart shells18
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 tart shells. Pour filling on top of raisins or pecans. Garnish with pecan halves if desired. Bake tarts in a 350 F (180 C) oven for 20 minutes or until set in centre. Cool. Serve at room temperature plain or with whipped or ice cream.