Basic Pie Dough
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)|
|Ice water||9 Tablespoon|
In a large bowl, combine flour and salt.
Using a pastry blender, lightly cut the margarine into the flour until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add water, a few tablespoons at a time, and mix lightly and quickly until pastry forms a ball.
Divide pastry into two balls and form into two flat circles about 1-inch thick.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
On a floured surface, roll each ball into a 12-inch circle.
Place pastry in pie dish.
Trim or flute the edges and prick the bottom of each shell lightly with a fork.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1684 Calories from Fat 794
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 89 g137.6%
Saturated Fat 15.8 g79.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 523.9 mg21.8%
Total Carbohydrates 192 g63.9%
Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%
Sugars 0.7 g
Protein 26 g52.1%
Vitamin A 77.6% Vitamin C 0.18%
Calcium 4.5% Iron 64.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet