Black Bean and Spinach Pie

"The black beans in this pie are well hidden! I used light cream cheese and fat fee sour cream. We enjoyed it with some salsa and a dollop of sour cream."
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  • Heat Canola oil in a nonstick frypan. Add shallots, red pepper, green.
  • pepper, and garlic and saute until tender -- about 5 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl, mash black beans with a potato masher. Combine with.
  • sundried tomatoes, spinach and the shallot mixture. In a separate bowl,.
  • stir together cream cheese, sour cream and the spices. Add to black.
  • bean mixture and stir well. Set aside.
  • To make the crust, combine blour salt, baking powder, wheat germ, and 2.
  • tbsp Asiago cheese.
  • In another bowl, whisk the margarine, milk, lemon juice, and egg. Add.
  • flour mixture and stir well. Mixture will be soft.
  • Spread along the bottom and up the sides of a 10 inch glass pie plate.
  • that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Carefully spread in the filling.
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until crust is golden.
  • Sprinkle 1/3 cup grated Asiago cheese and chopped pine nuts over top of.
  • pie and return to oven until cheese is melted.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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  1. WOW! This was surprisingly good! I knew I would like it because of all the ingredients, but wasn't sure if it would be too "healthy-tasting" for my hubby with all those great veggies in it. However, his words were "absolutely fantastic" and "a vegetarian delight that would please anyone!" :) It truly was delicious, and I am sorry it took me so long to review this for the hidden gems contest. We liked the biscuit-y crust and the creamy filling mixed in with the beans and veggies. I didn't mash the beans very well, and used yellow pepper in place of the green... and ALAS! I realized as I was making the recipe that I was out of pine nuts--but I am sure it would have been 6 stars with the pine nuts. :) Thank you so much for taking the time to create this recipe-I will definitely be making it again.


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