Saturday, November 19, 2011

Savory Sweet Potato Pie!!!!!

Sweet Potato Pie! Yum!  I remember my
momma and aunt in the kitchen cooking up
a storm on Thank Giving Eve! I couldn't wait
til Thanks Giving to chow down on those pies!

Want to rekindle some
 of those memories?
Here is the recipe:

Savory Sweet Potato Pie

2 c sweet potatoes (about 4)
-cooked & mashed
1/4 c butter (or margarine)
3 ea eggs,separated
3 T sugar
1/4 c onion,chopped
1/4 c parsley,chopped
1 t salt
1/4 t tarragon leaves,Dried
1 T lemon juice
1/2 c milk
1 ea pastry shell,unbaked
2 c flour
1/2 c shortening
3 T ice water (about 3)
1 t salt
1/4 c butter,Unsalted
Crust: Mix shortening, butter, flour, and salt. Blend with pastry
blender until has look of small peas. Sprinkle with ice water, small
amounts at a time, until it starts forming a ball. Refrigerate about
an hour. Roll out. Put into 9" pie pan.
Filling: Wash and prick sweet potatoes with fork. Bake at 400F for 35
to 40 minutes or until soft. Scoop out pulp. Put into large bowl.
Add butter and beat until smooth. Beat in egg yolks, sugar, onion,
parsley, salt, tarragon, lemon juice, and milk. In another bowl, beat
egg whites until stiff but not dry; fold into sweet potato mixture.
Turn into unbaked pastry shell. Bake at 350F for 50 minutes.

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