Shimmering Strawberry Pie

Fresh strawberries coated with a light glaze make for a low-calorie pie that's truly delicious.

Shimmering Strawberry Pie
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Makes:
8 servings
Prep:
1 hr
Chill:
3 hrs to 4 hrs
Bake:
10 mins 450°F
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Shimmering Strawberry Pie

Ingredients
1
recipe Oil Pastry for Single-Crust Pie (see recipe below)
6
cups strawberries, halved
1
cup water
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
 
red food coloring (optional)
 
Light frozen whipped dessert topping, thawed (optional)

Directions

  1. Prepare Oil Pastry for Single-Crust Pie. Prick bottom and sides of pastry generously with the tines of a fork. Bake in a 450 degree F oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until pastry is golden. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a blender container or food processor bowl combine 1 cup of the strawberries and the water. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Transfer to a small saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes.
  3. In a medium saucepan stir together sugar and cornstarch; stir in berry mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. If desired, stir in enough red food coloring to tint a rich red color. Cool to room temperature.
  4. Fold remaining strawberries into cooled mixture; transfer mixture to pastry shell. Cover; chill for 3 to 4 hours. If desired, serve with whipped topping. Makes 8 servings.

Oil Pastry for Single-Crust Pie

Ingredients

1 1/3
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup cooking oil
3
tablespoons fat-free milk

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together flour and salt. Add cooking oil and milk all at once to flour mixture. Stir lightly with a fork. Form into a ball.

Nutrition Facts

(Shimmering Strawberry Pie)
    Per serving:
  • 182 kcal cal.,
  • 6 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 79 mg sodium,
  • 31 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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