Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Pie Recipes #182 - Delicata Squash Pie Recipe

Delicata Squash Pie
~Submitted by Dorina~

Serves: 6 - 8 Active Time: 20 min Total Time: 1 hour 10 min

2 delicata squash, peeled, split, seeded, diced into 1-inch cubes (about 2 cups)
1 Pillsbury Pie Shell (deep dish), thawed
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
2 large organic eggs
2/3 cup Heavy Cream
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
2 tsp Vanilla Extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place squash and 1/2-inch of water in microwave-safe dish. Microwave squash 10 min or until soft; drain, let cool slightly and puree. Set aside.
Prick pie shell with fork tines; bake 12 min. Set aside.
Add brown sugar, eggs, and heavy cream to squash. Puree until well-blended. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla; puree 1 min, until smooth.
Pour mixture into prepared pie shell; bake 50 min until filling is firm and knife inserted near middle comes out clean.
Recipe featured in Wegmans Menu Magazine Fall 2006, pg. 28
Nutrition Info: Each serving (1/8th of pie) contains 330 calories, 37g carbohydrate (0g fiber), 2g protein, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol and 200mg sodium.


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