|Raspberry Custard Pie with Omega Crust|
Did you give up cheesecake this year? Let me introduce you to Raspberry Custard Pie. The Omega Crust contains no lard, shortening or butter. Flaxseed meal contributes 1900 milligrams of Omega-3 oils per serving. The creamy custard has the goodness of eggs and milk. There are no artificial ingredients, and a generous slice has 9 grams of protein, 4 grams of fiber, and fewer than 300 calories. All "diet" talk aside.... This pie is a smooth, tart-n-sweet treat. Go for it.
For two pies: (10 servings total)
1 Omega Pie Crust recipe (or Gluten Free crust)
6 large eggs
1/2 cup sugar or honey
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp vanilla
2 cups hot milk
2 cups frozen raspberries
Make pie crust and divide into two balls. Allow to rest for 15 minutes. Roll out and place into two pie plates.
Place a glass baking dish full of water on a lower rack in the oven, with the medium rack above it. Preheat oven.
Beat eggs with a whisk. Add sugar, salt, and vanilla and beat well. Add a little bit of hot milk and beat it in. Add the rest of the milk, a little at a time, beating thoroughly each time.
Place the frozen raspberries at the bottom of the unbaked pie shells. If they are broken up a bit they will not be as pretty but will have a more distributed flavour. That is up to you. Pour the egg mixture into each pie, over the berries. Cover each pie with an inverted pie plate or foil.
Bake at 350F for about an hour, until the custard starts to set. Chill before slicing and serving.
According to the recipe analyzer at caloriecount.about.com each slice of Raspberry Custard Pie with Omega Crust contains:
Serving Size 147 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Nutrition Grade B
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet
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Hey Stealthy Mom. I have never heard of a flax seed crust. That is an interesting idea. Of course, anything custard the crust is an after thought for me. :) Thanks for sharing your post on Friday Food FlicksReplyDelete
Thank you for hosting! It's fun to have a link-up based on the photos themselves... As for the flaxseed crust, it is something I made up one day. My son was asking for chicken pie, again. (He'll eat anything baked into it, even peas!) Instead of grabbing a quarter pound of butter from the fridge like usual, I saw another opportunity to sneak more flaxseed. I baked a few empty shells first, tinkering around. It worked, and so did the version with Bob's gluten free flour. *whew*ReplyDelete