Butternut squash pie

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1¼ pounds Butternut squash; (to 1 1/2 lbs)
¾ cup Sugar
2 \N Eggs; Beaten
1 can (12 oz) Evaporated milk
¾ teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
1 dash Salt
1 \N 9-inch Pastry shell
\N \N Whipped cream

Wash, halve squash lengthwise, and remove seeds. Place squash, cut side down, in a baking dish. Bake in a 350F oven for 30 minutes. Turn cut side up. Bake, covered, 20-25 minutes more or until tender. Scoop out pulp (about 2 cups). Mash with fork. Add sugar, eggs, milk, cinnamon, and salt.

Stir until combined.

Pour into unbaked pie shell. Cover the edge of the pie with foil to prevent burning. Bake at 375F for 25 minutes. Remove foil; bake 25 minutes more or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool and serve.

Serve with whipped cream sprinkled with ground nutmeg, if desired.


Recipe by: Country America October 1995 Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 438 by Rodeo46898<Rodeo46898@...> on Jan 3, 1998

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