Maple Syrup & Bean Tarts

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.

Author: Ontario Beans

Ontario Bean Growers is a not for profit organization that represents the interests of farmers in Ontario that grow dry edible beans.

Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes
Total Time:
30 minutes
18 tarts


1 cup (250 mL) well-cooked or canned white beans, drained & rinsed
1/2 cup (125 mL) maple syrup
2 eggs
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)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Puree beans in food processor or blender with maple syrup until smooth. Add eggs, sugar and butter and mix just until well blended.
  3. Sprinkle raisins or chopped pecans in bottom of tart shells. Pour filling on top of raisins or pecans. Garnish with pecan halves, if desired.
  4. Bake tarts for 20 minutes or until set in centre. Cool. Serve at room temperature plain or with whipped or ice cream.


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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