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Basic Pie Crust

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  Egg yolk 1
  Wheat sprout 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1/4 inch)
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Vegetable shortening 6 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Ice water 4 Tablespoon

Put egg yolk and sprouts in blender and blend on high speed for 20 seconds.
Cream together the butter and shortening in large bowl.
Add flours and salt and mix together with electric mixer or fingers until mixture is like coarse meal.
Mix in egg and sprouts.
Add ice water, 1 a time, mixing dough until it is firm and not sticky.
Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2390 Calories from Fat 1296

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 147 g226.2%

Saturated Fat 55.5 g277.3%

Trans Fat 11.8 g

Cholesterol 314.1 mg104.7%

Sodium 1981.4 mg82.6%

Total Carbohydrates 237 g78.9%

Dietary Fiber 14.2 g56.7%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 39 g78.5%

Vitamin A 34.4% Vitamin C 4.7%

Calcium 11.8% Iron 78%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Basic Pie Crust Recipe