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Shimmering Strawberry Pie

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 1 hr Chill 3 hrs to 4 hrs Bake 450°F 10 mins
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  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 182,
  • Fat, total (g) 6,
  • chol. (mg) 0,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 31,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (IU) 49,
  • vit. C (mg) 61,
  • sodium (mg) 79,
  • calcium (mg) 30,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Fruit () 1,
  • Starch () 1,
  • Fat () 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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