Light Sweet Potato Pie Recipe
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Light Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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Take a bite of this classic Southern dessert and you'll never guess it's been lightened up. The pleasing pie gets great fall flavor from a hint of pumpkin spice. —Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes (about 3 medium)
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat whipped topping

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 0g sugar total.


  1. Bake sweet potatoes at 350° for 1 hour or until very soft. Cool slightly. Cut potatoes in half; scoop out the pulp and discard shells. Place pulp in a food processor or blender; cover and process until smooth.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pulp, brown sugar, flour, orange peel, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla and salt. Stir in milk and egg substitute until well blended. Pour into pastry shell.
  3. Bake at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 2 hours. Garnish with whipped topping. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Pie in Light & Tasty October/November 2002, p27

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mtnnomoregirl User ID: 3533238 48706
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2009

"I had a sweet potato pie receipe

from one of Taste of Homes magazines but can't find it. I hope this is the one I used as it was so good. I have tried other receipes but they just didn't have it. I plan to give this one a "try".
Mtn. gal."

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