Beef & Butter Bean Pie

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Grease bottom of cast iron skillet with Crisco and sprinkle with salt.
  • Bring skillet to med-high temperature.
  • Crumble ground beef all over skillet.
  • After a minute or so, turn heat to medium.
  • Use a heavy duty spoon to squash beef while browning to keep an even crumble.
  • Add 1/4 c onion, 1 tsp thyme, a light layer of black pepper, ground mustard, and cayenne.
  • Add 1 can of butter beans, reserve liquid.
  • Let cook for a bit.
  • Add 1/2 the reserved bean liquid.
  • Let cook for a bit.
  • Sprinkle with flour to thicken.
  • Then add the remaining bean liquid.
  • Let cook down until it is moist but not soupy.
  • Put into mixing bowl and let cool to warm temperature.
  • Make double pie crust. Use your preferred recipe. Make sure to prick bottom crust with fork. Do not bake prior to filling.
  • Add chopped pickles.
  • If the mixture is cooled, mix in 2 eggs.
  • Scoop into pie shell, cover with top crust, cut three vent slits into top.
  • Cook for 30 minutes.
  • Let cool for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Eat :).
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