• Mock-Southern Sweet Potato Pie

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

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1 slice
    Calories 147
    Saturated Fat less than 1 g
    Cholesterol 40 mg
    Sodium 98 mg

    Servings and Times

    Servings 16

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Crust

    Filling

    Ingredients Measures
    Flour 1¼ cups
    Sugar ¼ teaspoon
    Skim milk 1/3 cup
    Vegetable oil 2 tablespoons
    Ingredients Measures
    White sugar ¼ cup
    Brown sugar ¼ cup
    Salt ½ teaspoon
    Nutmeg ¼ teaspoon
    Large eggs, beaten 3
    Evaporated skim milk, canned ¼ cup
    Vanilla extract 1 teaspoon
    Sweet potatoes (cooked and mashed) 3 cups
    Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
    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.
    7. Combine sugars, salt, spices, and eggs. Add milk and vanilla.
    8. Add sweet potatoes and mix well. Pour mixture into pie shell.
    9. Bake for 60 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

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