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Mock Southern Sweet Potato Pie

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  • Makes: 16 servings

Full of sweet potato flavor, this delicious pie will be a hit at your next holiday meal. 

Ingredients

Crust:
  • 1 1/4 cup flour (all purpose)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 5/16 cup milk, non-fat
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
Filling:
  • 1/4 cup sugar (white)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 egg (large, beaten)
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk, non-fat (canned)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cup sweet potatoes, cooked, skin removed and mashed

Directions

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.

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

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 slice, 1/16 of recipe (99g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 9
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 7 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 0 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 2 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 12 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 9
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 0 g
Minerals
Calcium 2 mg
Potassium 12 mg
Sodium 7 mg
Copper 6 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 1 mg
Phosphorus 4 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 13 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 1 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Folate 3 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 2 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

CMP Food Groups
MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1/4 cups
Grains
1/2 ounces
Protein Foods
1/4 ounces

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