Recipe for Diabetic Pumpkin-Maple Pie

Ingredients

Serves/Makes:8

1 recipe Lower-Fat Oil Pastry (Below)
Filling:
1 15-ounce can pumpkin
1/3 cup (80 ml) maple-flavored syrup
1 tbsp (15 ml) all-purpose flour
2 packets heat-stable sugar substitute
1-1/2 tsp (7 ml). pumpkin pie spice
3/4 cup (175 ml) refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
1 cup (225 ml) evaporated fat-free milk
1-1/2 tsp (7 ml). vanilla
frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed (optional)
Lower-Fat Oil Pastry:
1-1/4 cups (300 ml) all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt
1/4 cup (60 ml) fat-free milk
3 tbsp (45 ml) cooking oil
1 tsp (5 ml) or more additional milk (as needed)

Instructions

Pastry:
In a medium bowl stir together flour and salt.
Combine milk and cooking oil; add all at once to flour mixture.
Stir with a fork until dough forms.
If necessary, add 1 to 2 tsp (10 ml) additional milk.
Shape the dough into a ball.
On a lightly floured surface, flatten pastry.
Roll into a 12-inch circle.
Wrap pastry circle around the rolling pin; unroll into a 9 inch pie plate.
Ease pastry into pan, being careful not to stretch pastry.
Trim to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate.
Fold under extra pastry.
Crimp the edge as desired.
Do not prick pastry.
Filling:
In a medium bowl combine pumpkin, syrup, flour, sugar substitute, and pumpkin pie spice; add egg product.
Beat lightly with a rotary beater or fork until just combined.
Gradually stir in evaporated milk and vanilla; mix well.
Place pastry-lined pie plate on oven rack.
Carefully pour filling into pastry shell.
To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of pie with foil.
Bake in a 375 degree (200 C.) oven for 25 minutes.
Remove the foil.
Bake 20-25 minutes more or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool on a wire rack.
Cover and refrigerate within 2 hours.
If desired, serve with dessert topping.
Comments
Nutrition facts per serving: 216 calories, 6 g total fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 153 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein. Daily values: 126% vit. A, 4% vit. C, 11% calcium, 15% iron





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