Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 55 mins

This was a daily staple of The Market Fare. It's a satisfying, filling main dish, that uses "normal" ingredients. Even the crust--my mother's recipe--is easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. PIE CRUST:.
  2. In mixing bowl, place flour.
  3. Add salt. Mix to combine.
  4. Cut in shortening till crumbs are the size of croutons.
  5. Add water.
  6. Mix with fork till well blended (yes, that's all there is to it!).
  7. Roll out on lightly floured dough board to about 1/16" to 1/8" thickness.
  8. Wrap dough around your rolling pin and unroll it over your pie pan, making sure it covers the edges of the pan.
  9. Press dough down into the crevices of the pie pan (it'll shrink when baking).
  10. Trim edges, and flute, if you wish.
  11. Place in 350 degree oven for 5-10 minutes, just till the pie shell is a bit dry.
  12. Remove from oven, and using a plastic spatula, press out the bubbles.
  13. Set pie crust aside.
  14. FILLING:.
  15. Mix all filling ingredients together till well blended.
  16. Pour into pie crust.
  17. Place on center rack, in 350 degree oven.
  18. Bake for 45 minutes, or till knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  19. Remove from oven. Let set 5 minutes.
  20. Serve with green salad and a fruit cup.