Recipe: Bush’s Pinto Bean Pie

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Pinto Bean Pie

Find a recipe below for Bush’s Pinto Bean Pie, straight from Tennessee’s own Bush Brothers & Company in Chestnut Hill.


1 unbaked pie crust
1 cup sugar
¾ cup margarine, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
¾ cup Bush’s pinto beans, heated and lightly mashed
½ cup pecans, finely chopped
2 eggs, well beaten


1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Drain the pinto beans, reserving ¼ cup of the liquid.

3. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, margarine, vanilla, beans, reserved liquid, pecans and eggs. Pour into unbaked pie shell. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Center of pie will be slightly unset. Can be frozen.


  1. Karyl Kirkland

    February 15, 2018 at 4:17 pm

    Requesting gift baskets and donations to the goodie bag of the newly crowned winners of products made in Tennessee. I would welcome the opportunity to speak to someone about in-kind donations.

    • Jessy Yancey

      February 16, 2018 at 8:19 am

      Hi Karyl, it would be best to reach out to the business owners directly, if you’re hoping to get something from Bush’s Beans. Hope this helps!

      Jessy Yancey, editor, Tennessee Home & Farm magazine

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