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    Key Lime Pie - Light

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    30 mins

    25 mins

    Idle Chef's Note:

    This recipe is from the Cooking Light cookbook. I find this recipe to have excellent flavor and creaminess at half of the calories of traditional key lime pies. Try it and you will not be disappointed.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    pie

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare and bake graham cracker crust according to directions; set crust aside.
    2. 2
      Sprinkle gelatin over water in a small bowl.
    3. 3
      Combine lime juice and egg yolks in a small, heavy sauce pan; cook over medium low heat until mixture thickens (about 10 min, stirring constantly, DO NOT BOIL. Add gelatin to lime juice mixture; cook 1 minute, stirring until gelatin dissolves. Remove from heat. Place pan in a large ice-filled bowl or until mixture comes to room temperature,stirring occasionally (do not let the gelatin mixture to set).
    4. 4
      Strain gelatin mixture into a medium bowl; discard any solids. Gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended, mixture will be very thick. Spoon into crust and spread evenly.
    5. 5
      Preheat oven at 325°F.
    6. 6
      Beat egg whites, cream of tartar, and salt at high speed of a mixture until foamy. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Spread evenly over filling, sealing to the edge of the crust.
    7. 7
      Bake at 325°F for 25 min; cool 1 hour on a wire rack. Chill 3 hours or until set.

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    Nutritional Facts for Key Lime Pie - Light

    Serving Size: 1 (83 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 204.9
     
    Calories from Fat 77
    37%
    Total Fat 8.6 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 1.9 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 46.1 mg
    15%
    Sodium 230.8 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 29.3 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 20.1 g
    80%
    Protein 3.5 g
    7%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    fat-free sweetened condensed milk

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