Maple Syrup & Bean Tarts

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Maple Syrup & Bean Tarts

Maple Syrup & Bean Tarts

  • Author: Ontario Bean Growers
  • Yield: 18 tarts 1x


  • 1 cup well cooked white pea beans (250 mL)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup (125 mL)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar (75 mL)
  • 1/3 cup melted butter (75 mL)
  • 1/2 cup raisins or chopped pecans (125 mL)
  • 18 unbaked tart shells
  • 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.


  • Calories: 174
  • Fat: 9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 22 g
  • Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 3 g