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Pinto Bean Pie

lisafaz | Nov 23, 2008 01:16 PM

Yep, pinto beans.

Ever had it? Heard of it?

A student's mom brought me in some one year. She told me what it was, and I didn't really want to try it, but I couldn't offend and NOT try it either. I took a deep breath and gave it a chance.

Pinto Bean Pie is awesome!

This is the recipe she used. I made it yesterday for some friends, and they loved it, too. It's incredible when warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

1 heaping cup of mashed Pinto beans *
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs, beaten
Unbaked pie shell

* 1 1/2 cup cooked beans equals about 1 cup, mashed.

Blend sugars, eggs and butter until creamy. Add pinto beans and blend well. Pour into 9 inch unbaked shell. Bake at 375 F for 20 minutes, then at 350 for an additional 25 minutes or until inserted knife comes out clean.

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