Diabetic Lemon Meringue Pie"

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      Diabetic Lemon Meringue Pie”

      “basic pie crust”

      1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
      1 teaspoon Equal? sweetener
      1/4 teaspoon salt
      4 tablespoons margarine – cold
      or vegetable shortening
      3 tablespoons ice water – up to 5 tbsp


      15 1/4 teaspoons Equal? sweetener – divided or 49 packets of equal
      2 1/4 cups water
      1/2 cup lemon juice
      1 teaspoon lemon rind – grated
      1/2 cup cornstarch
      2 eggs
      5 egg whites – divided
      2 tablespoons margarine
      1 drop yellow food coloring – optional up to 2 drops
      1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

      “Pie Crust”

      Combine flour, sugar, and salt in medium bowl. Cut in margarine until
      mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle with water, 1 tbsp at a
      time,mixing lightly with a fork after each addition until pastry just
      hold together.

      Roll pastry on floured surface to circle 1 1/2″ larger than inverted 9″
      pie pan. Ease pastry into pan; trim and flute. Pierce bottom of pastry
      with tines of a fork.

      Bake at 425 until browned, about 15 minutes. Cool
      on wire rack.
      “Filling Directions”

      Mix water, lemon juice, lemon rind, 10 3/4 tsp equal, and cornstarch in
      medium saucepan. Whisk over medium high heat until boiling; boil,
      whisking constantly, 1 minute. Whisk about 1 cup mixture into combined
      eggs and 2 egg whites; whisk egg mixture into saucepan.

      Remove from
      heat; add margarine, stirring until melted. Stir in food color; pour
      into baked pie crust.

      Beat remaining 3 egg whites and cream of tartar in medium bowl to soft
      peaks; beat to stiff peaks, adding remaining 3 1/2 tsp equal
      gradually.Spread meringue over hot lemon filling, sealing to edge of
      crust to prevent shrinking or weeping.

      Bake at 425 until meringue is browned, about 5 minutes.
      Cool completely on wire rack.

      Per serving:
      224 calories, 9 gm fat, 45 mg cholesterol, 217 mg sodium,
      28 gm carbohydrate, 0 gm fiber, 5 gm protein
      Exchanges: 2 bread, 2 fat,
      Weight watcher Point 5

    • #449160

      This is my hubby’s 2nd favorite pie so ya know I’m gonna have to try making this one too. Sure hope he loves it!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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