BEANS POT PIE

PREP TIME 15 MINUTES

COOK TIME 1 HOUR: 20 MINUTES

SERVES 3


Ingredients

  • For the dough;
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 200g unsalted butter, cold
  • 1 egg
  • 75g milk
  • For the beans stew;
  • 1 cup black eyed beans, washed
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 medium tomatoes, pureed
  • 3 tbsp fish powder
  • 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 100g smoked tuna, flaked
  • 5 baby carrots, sliced
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup fish stock
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 egg, for egg wash

Directions

  1. Pour the washed beans into a saucepan, add water and boil over medium high heat for 35 minutes and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat, add the diced onion, stir until translucent then add the tomato paste, stir and let simmer for 2 minutes
  3. Add the tomato puree, stir and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add fish powder, cayenne pepper, stir for a minute then add the flaked smoked tuna stirring continuously
  5. Add sliced carrots, chopped tomato, stir and let simmer for 2 minutes
  6. Add the cooked strained beans, salt and stir to mix in before adding the fish stock
  7. Add the cooked strained beans, salt and stir to mix in before adding the fish stock
  8. Whilst the beans is simmering, mix the flour with nutmeg, black pepper, baking powder and salt.
  9. Add the butter and use your finger tips mix into a crumble mixture then add egg, milk and mix into a dough.
  10. Dust flour on a flat surface and roll the dough into an inch layer.
  11. Cut out according to your baking dish and set aside.
  12. Mix the cooked beans stew with diced green bell pepper and set aside.
  13. Fill each pot dish with the beans stew then brush the seal off with egg wash and place the dough on it.
  14. Perforate the dough with a fork and brush top with the egg wash.
  15. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 15 minutes at 180 degrees.
  16. Beans pot pie ready to serve.
  17. NB: Pyrex bowls or creme brûlée pots will be ideal for this recipe

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