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Fresh Blueberry Pie Recipe

Fresh Blueberry Pie Recipe

As a sweet finale to Father's meal, surprise him with this dessert-it'll remind him of the pies his mother used to make. "He doesn't have to know how simple it is!" says Nellie VanSickle of Silver Bay, New York.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh blueberries, divided
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • Ice cream or whipped cream
  • Shredded lemon peel, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine 1 cup blueberries, water and butter; simmer for 4 minutes. Combine the sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt; add to saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and remaining blueberries.
  • 2. Pour into pie shell. Chill for 2-3 hours. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream. Garnish with lemon peel if desired. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 258 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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