Saturday, August 29, 2009

Recipe File: Squash Pie

Excerpted from Fruit and Vegetables 'n' Season and the Year Around

* 1 c. strained cooked squash
* 1 c. cream
* 1 Tbsp. vanilla
* 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
* 3/4 c. sugar (brown or white)
* 3 eggs
* 1/2 tsp. salt
* 1/2 tsp. ginger

Mix squash, sugar and cream.

Add eggs, beaten lightly, then seasonings.

Meanwhile line pie plate with pastry, then chill.

Fill with the foregoing mixture and bake in hot oven (450°) for 10 minutes, then at 300° to 325° until filling is cooked.

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