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Ground Cherry Pie I

MARBALET

MARBALET

Ground cherries, Physalis pruinosa, which produce tiny tomato-like fruits in papery husks on low bushes, also known as husk tomatoes, are a smaller, more flavorful cousin of the tomatillo, used in Mexican salsa verde.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 351 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 18.4 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.4g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 255 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Gently mix together the ground cherries, sugar, tapioca, flour and lemon juice. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line a 9 inch pie pan with half of the pastry.
  3. Pour the fruit mixture into the pastry-lined pan, and dot the top with the butter. Cover with top crust or lattice.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) for 10 minutes, then reduce the heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for another 40 minutes, or until golden brown.
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thyme2cook
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thyme2cook

7/21/2004

This pie's flavor reminds me of a gooseberry pie. It is good and very easy to make. Between the Ground Cherry Pie 1 and the Ground Cherry Pie 11 recipe, I would choose the ground Cherry Pie 11.

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