Strawberry Pie Filling

Strawberry Pie Filling

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"A quick and simple recipe to turn fresh picked-strawberries into a decadent pie filling. Use to make pies, top cheesecakes, or just simply serve over ice cream."

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 118 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 118 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.8g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 75 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine mashed strawberries and 3/4 cup water in a saucepan; bring to a boil and simmer for about 3 minutes. Strain juice from cooked strawberries and add enough water to make 1 cup juice. Discard pulp.
  2. Combine sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, and salt in a saucepan; stir strawberry juice into sugar mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until clear and thick, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Stir sliced strawberries into strawberry sauce.
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Stirring up Trouble
7/2/2012

This was so easy and simple. My first strawberry pie and it was DELICIOUS! Make sure to use fresh strawberries in season. Thank you for a great recipe!

Jo
11/29/2012

Great! I made with Mini Cheesecakes III from this site. This recipe definitely makes more than what is needed for 12 mini cheesecakes. The only thing I did different was puree the strawberries and juice in the first step as opposed to straining it. This made the sauce less translucent (and maybe less perfectly pretty), but was still delicious, and I felt better about not wasting those great strawberries!

ImaniOU
4/8/2013

I made this recipe with a class of first graders to make strawberry turnovers by filling puff pastry squares. They especially loved mashing the strawberries. It is literally so easy a six-year-old can do (most of) it.