Black Bean Pie

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Geema

Serve this hearty dish with a dollop of cilantro laden sour cream, some Spanish rice, and a mixed green salad. The ingredients for this recipe make a very small 7 inch pie. If you are using a normal sized pan, you might want to increase the amount of black beans to 2 cans, and adjust only the seasonings accordingly. The chopped onion and peppers can remain the same.

Top Review by Ms B.

My husband was out when I was preparing this, and returned to see me pulling a 'pie' out of the oven. He anxiously asked me what kind it was and then paled when I said it was Black Bean. However, his expression changed considerably when he tasted it. This is a definate keeper. The flavors are great. It is like bean enchilladas in a pie crust. After starting this recipes, I realized that I didn't have any bottled salsa. I substituted some canned diced tomatoes with green chilies and upped the amount of the other spices a little. I am anxious to try it with salsa.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, add oil and saute onion, green pepper until tender.
  3. Add beans, salsa, red pepper, chili powder, cayenne and salt and pepper.
  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Spoon half of the mixture into one of the pie crusts lining a pie plate.
  6. Cover with half of the cheese.
  7. Spoon remaining bean mix on top and then the rest of the cheese.
  8. Cover with second pie crust.
  9. Bake for 1 hour.

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