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Blueberry Pie Recipe

My pie has a wonderful fresh blueberry flavor and a bit of tang from lemon peel.—Richard Case, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pastry for a double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine blueberries, lemon juice and lemon peel. Combine the sugar, tapioca, cornstarch and cinnamon. Add to berries; toss gently to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  • 2. Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom pastry; trim pastry even with edge. Add filling; dot with butter. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie. Place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in pastry. Cover edges loosely with foil.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake 20-30 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 440 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 216 mg sodium, 74 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.