Attention tart lovers, you’re going to want to try these delicious Maple Syrup & Bean Tarts made with local maple syrup, melty butter, crunch pecans, and Canadian beans. That’s right, white beans are beautifully blended into the filling for a sweet and fibre-rich surprise! Serve warm from the oven with a scoop of ice cream or cool and enjoy with a cup of hot tea.
1 cup (250 mL) well-cooked or canned white beans, drained & rinsed
1/2 cup (125 mL) maple syrup
1/3 cup (75 mL) brown sugar
1/3 cup (75 mL) melted butter
1/2 cup (125 mL) raisins or chopped pecans
18 pre-made tart shells
Garnish: Pecan halves (optional)
White beans include Great Northern, cannellini, white kidney, or navy beans.
Calories: 174, Fat: 9 g, Carbohydrates: 22 g, Fiber: 1.1 g, Protein: 3 g
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This sugary dessert gets a fibre-rich makeover thanks to the addition of white beans. A fun take on the popular Thanksgiving treat, you'll never know this delicious pie is made with beans!