Curried Squash Pie

Recipe by evelynathens
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make crust: Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
  • Stir together crumbs, pepper and butter and press into bottom and up sides of a 9 inch metal pie dish.
  • Bake shell in the middle of the oven for 8-10 minutes, or until crisp and golden-brown.
  • Let cool.
  • Make filling: Preheat oven to 375F (190C).
  • Cook onion in oil over moderately-low heat, stirring, until it is softened.
  • Add garlic and cook mixture, stirring, for 1 minute.
  • Add curry and cumin and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  • Add squash, egg yolks, beaten lightly, and salt and cook the mixture, stirring constantly, until it is hot and thickened slightly.
  • Do not let it boil.
  • Transfer to a bowl.
  • In another bowl, beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar until they just hold stiff peaks.
  • Stir ¼ of whites into squash mixture to lighten and fold in remaining whites with 4 tblsps of the Parmesan cheese.
  • Spoon into shell, smoothing and mounding slightly and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake in middle of oven for 25 minutes, or until puffed and golden and tester comes out clean.
  • Good hot or cold.
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