Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 25 mins

A tasty soybean pie with a cornmeal crust. Completely vegetarian if you use vegetarian worcestershire sauce. Prep time does not include time for soaking and cooking soybeans. From the More-with-Less Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak soybeans in water overnight.
  2. Cook slowly 3-4 hours.
  3. Drain.
  4. Heat oil in skillet.
  5. Add onion, garlic and soybeans.
  6. Saute for 5 minutes.
  7. Add tomato sauce, chili powder, worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.
  8. Simmer for a little while.
  9. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  10. Meanwhile, prepare crust.
  11. Combine cornmeal, flour and 1 tsp salt in a bowl.
  12. Cut in shortening.
  13. In a separate bowl, beat together egg and 1/4 cup water.
  14. Add to cornmeal mixture.
  15. Press into 9 inch pie plate to form crust.
  16. Fill pie with soybean mixture.
  17. Top with cheese.
  18. Bake 25 minutes.


Most Helpful

I tried this with a regular whole-wheat pie crust, doubled the recipe and baked it in a 9x13 pan for 10 extra minutes. It was very tasty and filling when I had it for lunch today. It kept me satisfied all afternoon. The woman who sits next to me at work even asked for the recipe.

Kari #3 June 13, 2007

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