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Delicious Lemon Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  9 inch baked pastry shell/Graham cracker crust 1
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Corn starch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , slightly beaten
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Egg whites 3
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine sugar, com starch and boiling water in 1-quart measure.
MICROWAVE 3 to 4 MINUTES on HIGH, or until thick and clear, stirring once with wire whip.
Stir a little of the hot mixture into egg yolks.
Add warmed yolks to hot filling.
MICROWAVE 1 MINUTE on HIGH.
Add butter, lemon rind and lemon juice.
Cool.
Pour into baked pie shell.
Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy.
Gradually beat in sugar.
Continue beating until stiff peaks form.
Gently spread meringue over lemon filling, sealing meringue to edges of crust.
Brown under conventional broiler.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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