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Anyone willing to share their Bean Pie recipe?

I attended a fall supper in a small french community in Manitoba last year and was intrigued by the bean pie offered as one of the many delightful pie options. I have always, always made pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving but would love to try bean pie! If I'm going to test it out on family, I don't want to test something willy-nilly from online....any favorites you're willing to reveal?

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  1. never heard of it...is it sweet or savory?

    1. I made a bean pie last week when I was making a raspberry tart. The tart shell had to be baked blind, and I forgot to line the shell with parchment before filling it with the beans that I use for pie weights, but I don't think that's what you had in mind.

        1. re: Bostonbob3

          This was nothing like I had in mind, but something I think I'll have to try nonetheless.

          1. re: Bostonbob3

            Bostonbob, I've read cookbooks and recipes for years and I've never seen anything like this. I'm anxious to try it. Thank you!

            1. re: Leper

              We like our beans here in Boston. :)

          2. I have one from Kentucky, called pinto bean pie. Let me know if this might be it and I'll send the recipe:)

            1. Pinto bean pie is sweet, using corn syrup, butter, sugar eggs and vanilla.

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              1. re: geekgirl

                Yes, the one I had was sweet, pureed beans, similar to some pumpkin pies I've had