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Simple Lemon Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  9 inch baked pie shell 1
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cornstarch 7 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , beaten
  Low calorie margarine 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Combine sugar replacement, cornstarch, salt, and water in a heavy saucepan.
Stir to blend.
Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is clear and thickened.
Remove from heat.
Stir small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks; then return to saucepan.
Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes longer.
Remove from heat and stir in margarine, lemon peel, and lemon juice.
Cool slightly.
Transfer to baked pie shell.
Top with Three Egg-Whites Meringue, sealing edges.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 7 to 10 minutes or until peaks begin to brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2182 Calories from Fat 559

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g100%

Saturated Fat 23.2 g115.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 555.3 mg185.1%

Sodium 1416.8 mg59%

Total Carbohydrates 385 g128.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.3%

Sugars 260.7 g

Protein 15 g30.6%

Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 104.3%

Calcium 82.9% Iron 8.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Simple Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe