Shimmering Strawberry Pie

Fresh strawberries coated with a light glaze makes for a low calorie pie that's truly delicious.



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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 1 hr
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Ingredients
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    Oil Pastry for Single-Crust Pie (see recipe below)
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    6   cups 
    strawberries, halved
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    1   cup 
    water
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    1/4  cup 
    sugar
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    2   tablespoons 
    cornstarch
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    red food coloring (optional)
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    Light frozen whipped dessert topping, thawed (optional)
Oil Pastry for Single-Crust Pie
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    1 1/3  cups 
    all-purpose flour
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1/3  cup 
    cooking oil
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    3   tablespoons 
    fat-free milk


Directions
1.
Prepare Oil Pastry for Single-Crust Pie. Prick bottom and sides of pastry generously with the tines of a fork. Bake in a 450 degree F oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until pastry is golden. Cool on a wire rack.
2.
In a blender container or food processor bowl combine 1 cup of the strawberries and the water. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Transfer to a small saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes.
3.
In a medium saucepan stir together sugar and cornstarch; stir in berry mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. If desired, stir in enough red food coloring to tint a rich red color. Cool to room temperature.
4.
Fold remaining strawberries into cooled mixture; transfer mixture to pastry shell. Cover; chill for 3 to 4 hours. If desired, serve with whipped topping. Makes 8 servings.
Oil Pastry for Single-Crust Pie
1.
In a medium bowl, stir together flour and salt. Add cooking oil and milk all at once to flour mixture. Stir lightly with a fork. Form into a ball.

Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 182, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 31, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 48.59, vit. C (mg) 60.82, sodium (mg) 79, calcium (mg) 30.29, iron (mg) 1.44, Fruit () 1, Starch () 1, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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