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Lime Meringue Pie

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  9 inch pie shell 1 , baked
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , slightly beaten
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Grated lime peel 2 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green food color 2 Drop (If Desired)
  Meringue 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For A 9 Inch Pie)

Bake pie shell.
Heat oven to 400°.
Stir together sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan.
Blend egg yolks and water; gradually stir into sugar mixture.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
Boil and stir 1 minute.
Remove from heat; stir in lime peel, lime juice and food color.
Immediately pour into baked pie shell.
Heap meringue onto hot pie filling; spread over filling, carefully sealing meringue to edge of crust to prevent shrinking or weeping.
Bake about 10 minutes or until a delicate brown.
Cool away from draft.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2862 Calories from Fat 719

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 79 g121.4%

Saturated Fat 33.1 g165.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 555.3 mg185.1%

Sodium 1044.8 mg43.5%

Total Carbohydrates 531 g177.1%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28.1%

Sugars 357.2 g

Protein 20 g39.1%

Vitamin A 13.4% Vitamin C 39.2%

Calcium 10.5% Iron 21.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lime Meringue Pie Recipe