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Mock-Southern Sweet Potato Pie

This heart-healthy pie crust is made with vegetable oil and skim milk.

Crust:
1 1/4 cups   flour
1/4 tsp sugar
1/3 cup skim milk
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
Filling:
1/4 cup   white sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp nutmeg
3 large eggs, beaten
1/4 cup evaporated skim milk, canned
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 cups sweet potatoes (cooked and mashed)
 


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Combine the flour and sugar in a bowl.
  3. Add milk and oil to the flour mixture.
  4. Stir with fork until well mixed and then form pastry into a smooth ball with
    your hands.
  5. Roll the ball between two 12-inch squares of waxed paper using short, brisk
    strokes until pastry reaches edge of paper.
  6. 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. Cool and cut into 16
    slices.

Makes 16 servings--Serving size: 1 slice

Calories 147
Fat 3 g
Saturated fat less than 1 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 98 mg

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