Video:How to Make Pinto Bean Piewith Stephanie Gallagher
Learn how to make a delicious pinto bean pie at home. Here, see step-by-step instructions for how to make pinto bean pie.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Make Pinto Bean PieHi, I'm Stephanie Gallagher for About.com, and today, we're making a pinto bean pie from our Southern Food site.
Ingredients for Pinto Bean PieFor this recipe, you will need:
- 1 cup cooked pinto beans - you can use either canned beans or dried beans that have been cooked and you want to keep a little of the cooking liquid
- 4 large eggs
- 1 cup butter, melted and cooled
- 3 cups granulated sugar - I happen to be using a natural organic sugar - that's why it's a little brown, but feel free to use regular sugar
- 1-1/3 cups sweetened flaked coconut
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 2 deep dish or 3 regular pie crusts
Instructions for Making Pinto Bean PiePreheat the oven to 300 degrees.Mash the pinto beans slightly with a fork. Set aside.Now beat the eggs in a large mixing bowl until fluffy. Add the melted butter, the sugar, the mashed pinto beans and their liquid, the coconut and the chopped pecans. And give it all a good stir. This is your pie filling, so make sure the mixture is well-combined.Now pour the filling into the pie shells - there's no need to pre-bake the pie shells. And since i"m using deep dish crusts, I only need two. If I were using regular pie crusts, I would need three.Bake the pies for 1 hour or until the crust is golden and the filling is set. And here is your pinto bean pie.
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