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Navy Bean Pie

Recipe photo courtesy of Yossy Arefi

A custardy navy bean puree is generously spiced with cinnamon for the filling of this fall-friendly pie. Martha made this recipe on episode 703 of Martha Bakes.




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  • MS11266930
    16 APR, 2017
    Navy bean pie
    5 FEB, 2017
    Greetings Martha Another recipes for this heavenly Navy bean pie: Makes two pies: Prepare your pie crust gram cracker crust or pastry crust 3 cups of cold cooked navy beans 2 cups of turbinado sugar 1 stick of butter 1 can of cold evaporated milk 1 table spoon of Madagascar vanilla paste 4 organic eggs 1 table spoon of whole wheat flour 1 table spoon of cinnamon 1 table spoon of nutmeg Blend altogether until smooth and creamy Cook in oven at 350 for 20 min or until golden brown.
  • kelanicampbell
    8 NOV, 2016
    Learned of Bean Pie while studying w/the Nation of Islam. Time w/the NOI left a lasting impression. Finally gave me knowledge of self & became an open door to a path of enlightenment as far as being a Black women in America goes. It restored some of what has been taken & gave me what I needed to keep learning. I loved that there were traditions being restored & handed down. One of those traditions was the making of the bean pie &how it came about. That history should at least be cited. Is it?
    • paula_mims
      7 APR, 2017
      Thank you Sis.Kelani. The Muslim bean pie is definitely a NOI tradition. And, part of the history being cited should the fact that it was actually patented by the NOI. Just another creation by our people. I actually make a splendid honey bean pie that has one ingredient that is omitted in the above recipe.
  • ummhanaa2013gm
    24 OCT, 2016
    Everyone has there own version of this pie. I have been making it for some time. Traditionally, it has vanilla cinnamon and nutmeg. Feel free to season it as you would pumpkin or sweet potato pie. A tip, for the candied, brown top I put cold butter in last. It will float to the top and form a beautiful top. I usually make 4 pies at a time regular not deep dish on this one... Do yourself a favor, Try this!
    • paula_mims
      7 APR, 2017
      Yes traditionally it has vanilla and nutmeg. Thanks for the butter tip. I will definitely try it.

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