Sunday, November 1, 2009

Savory Sweet Potato Pie!














Sweet Potato Pie! Yum! The first Recipe in
the NovemberFeast Series! 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? I
know I intend too. 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
**crust**
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.




7 comments:

Veronica Lee said...

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April said...

Hey there! Thanks for the follow! Following right back!

What a great recipe! I'll have to try it out on the family! :-)

The Working Mama said...

My goodness, that looks super tasty! I'll have to try this. Thanks for the follow. Following you now as well from MBC!

Amo said...

I've never had sweet potato pie before. I may have to try this one!

JaelCustomDesigns said...

I don't know....

I'm so stuck on my recipe but, we'll see.

I'll bake both recipes at Thanksgiving and see the responses I get on each one.

I love sweet potato pie! I can eat it 24/7...

CanadianMama said...

I always make pumpkin pie but this looks so yummy; I'm totally going to have to try it!

Angela said...

This is making me hungry for pumpkin pie. :) I came to grab your blog button.