Mock Southern Sweet Potato Pie

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Yield
16 servings

Ingredients

  Crust:
1 1⁄4 cupflour (all purpose)
1⁄4 teaspoonsugar
1⁄3 cupmilk, non-fat
2 tablespoonsvegetable oil
  Filling:
1⁄4 cupsugar (white)
1⁄4 cupbrown sugar
1⁄2 teaspoonsalt
1⁄4 teaspoonnutmeg
3 egg (large, beaten)
1⁄4 cupevaporated milk, non-fat (canned)
1 teaspoonvanilla extract
3 cupssweet potatoes, cooked, skin removed and mashed

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Crust:
1. Combine the flour and sugar in a bowl.

2. Add milk and oil to the flour mixture.

3. Stir with fork until well mixed and then form pastry into a smooth ball with your hands.

4. Roll the ball between two 12 inch squares of waxed paper using short, brisk, strokes until pastry reaches edge of paper.

5. Peel off top paper and invert crust into pie plate.

Filling:
1. Combine sugars, salt, spices and eggs.

2. Add milk and vanilla. Stir.

3. Add sweet potatoes and mix well.

4. Pour mixture into pie shell.

5. Bake for 60 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

6. Cool and cut into 16 slices.

Cost

Per recipe: $2.76
Per serving: $0.17

Source

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style, p.24-25

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