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Lemon Blueberry Pie Recipe

"When blueberries are ripe, I find every way possible to enjoy them," notes Patricia Kile of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. Her tart delicious pie proves the point!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 3 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup orange juice

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, combine eggs, sugar, butter, lemon juice and peel; cook, stirring constantly, over medium-low heat until mixture is thickened, about 20 minutes. Cool for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour into pie shell.
  • 2. In a saucepan, toss blueberries and sugar. Combine the cornstarch and orange juice until smooth; add to blueberries. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil, about 8 minutes, stirring gently. Cook 2 minutes longer. Cool for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spoon over lemon layer. Chill for 4-6 hours. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 446 calories, 22 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 195 mg cholesterol, 264 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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