Recipe Source: Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style
1 ¼ C flour
¼ tsp sugar
⅓ C low-fat (1 percent) or fat-free milk
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
¼ C white sugar
¼ C brown sugar
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp ground nutmeg
3 large eggs, beaten
¼ C fat-free evaporated milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 C sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Prepare the crust: Combine flour and sugar in a mixing bowl. Add milk and oil, and stir with a fork until well mixed. Form pastry into a smooth ball with your hands.
Roll the ball between two 12-inch squares of wax paper, using short, brisk strokes, until pastry reaches edges of paper. Peel off top paper and invert crust into a pie plate.
Prepare the filling: Combine sugars, salt, nutmeg, and eggs in a mixing bowl. Add evaporated milk and vanilla. Stir.
Add sweet potatoes and mix well.
Assemble the pie: Pour mixture into pie shell.
Bake for 60 minutes, or until crust is golden brown. Cool and cut into 16 slices.
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