Best Strawberry Pie Filling
|Strawberries||30 Ounce (3 Baskets)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Tablespoon, cut into pieces|
|9 inch pastry shell||1 , baked (1 1/2 Inches Deep, In A Glass, Ceramic, Or Plastic Dish)|
|Whipped cream||3 Tablespoon|
Wash and hull berries; cut enough berries in half to make 4 cups total.
Set remaining whole berries aside.
In a 2 quart batter bowl or casserole, stir together the 4 cups cut strawberries, sugar, cornstarch, and butter.
Cover with wax paper.
Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 6 to 7 minutes (stirring every 3 minutes) or until mixture boils and thickens.
Pour into baked pastry shell; let cool completely.
Top with whole strawberries and refrigerate.
Before serving, top with whipped cream, if desired.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2581 Calories from Fat 902
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 103 g158.1%
Saturated Fat 54.4 g272%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 96.5 mg32.2%
Sodium 934.1 mg38.9%
Total Carbohydrates 400 g133.2%
Dietary Fiber 17.4 g69.7%
Sugars 253.1 g
Protein 15 g30%
Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 833.6%
Calcium 16.8% Iron 20.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet