Pumpkin Pie


Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin is one of the best sources of carotenoids, plant pigments that include beta carotene (an antioxidant that converts to vitamin A in the body) and lutein (important for eye health). Pumpkin pie is rich in fiber and potassium and has some calcium, iron, vitamin C, B vitamins and other nutrients.


3/4 cup brown sugar packed
1 1/2 tbl sugar
3/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp allspice
2 cup pumpkin
1 1/4 cup evaporated skim milk
3/4 cup egg whites whipped
2 1/2 tsp vanilla


Procedures: Preheat oven at 375. Make pie crust. In a mixing bowl, combine sugars, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice. In another mixing bowl, combine pumpkin, milk, egg whites, and vanilla. Mix dry ingredients with wet ingredients just until moistened. Pour into prepared pie pan. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until crust is nicely browned and the filling is set in the center when jiggled.

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