Gf Maple Bean Tarts Recipe
24 gluten-fr.unbaked tartshells
1 cup cooked white kidney beans
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup raisins
NOTE: Gluten-free pastry made with bean flour is lower in fat than
Combine all ingredients except raisins in a food processor or blender.
Divide raisins evenly among tart shells. Pour filling over raisins,
filling medium-size tart shells 3/4 full.
Bake at 350 F for 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown and
filling set. Makes 24 tarts.
1 tart = 131 calories, 1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fats & oils choice 5
grams total fat, 1 gram saturated fat, 17 mg cholesterol, 2 grams
protein, 17 grams carbohydrate, 46 mg sodium, 158 mg potassium.
Adapted from Full of Beans by V. Currie & Kay Spicer, 1993 Shared but
not tested by Elizabeth Rodier Feb 94
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