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Blueberry Pie with Low-Fat Topping

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Category: Canadian, Fruit

 Ingredients List

  • 1 3/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 3 tb Icing sugar
  • 1 pn Salt
  • 2/3 c Cold butter


2/3 c Granulated sugar
3 tb Cornstarch
1 pn Salt
5 c Blueberries
1/2 ts Lemon rind, finely grated
2 tb Lemon juice
1 tb Butter

1 c Plain low-fat yogurt
1/2 c Whipping cream

In bowl, stir together flour, sugar and salt. Cube butter; using pastry
blender, cut into flour mixture until crumbly.

Using hands, press mixture into small handfuls until smooth and dough holds
together. Press evenly into bottom and up side of 10-inch flan pan with
removable bottom.

Using fork, prick crust at 1-inch intervals. Bake in 350F 180C oven for
about 20 minutes or until light sandy colour. Let cool on rack.

Filling: Meanwhile, in saucepan, stir together sugar, cornstarch and salt.
Whisk in 1/3 cup cold water, 2 cups of the blueberries and lemon rind.
Bring to simmer over medium heat; reduce heat and simmer gently, stirring
often, for about 10 minutes or until mixture is glossy and thick. Remove
from heat. Stir in lemon juice and butter. Let cool slightly.

Gently stir remaining berries into saucepan. Spoon mixture into prepared
crust; smooth top. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes or until set. [Pie can
be made ahead and refrigerated for up to 8 hours.]

Topping: spoon yogurt into paper towel-lined sieve set over bowl. Let drain
in refrigerator for 4 hours or until yogurt measures 3/4 cup. Whip cream;
stir one-quarter into yogurt. Fold in remaining cream. spoon over berries.

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