Carol Lahey’s FRESH STRAWBERRY PIE

Course Dessert

Ingredients
  

  • 3 pints strawberries
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • red food coloring

Instructions
 

  • Have ready and cooled, a nine-inch baked pie shell.
  • Clean berries.
  • Line bottom of pie shell with the biggest berries.
  • Dice remaining berries and place in saucepan.
  • Combine sugar, salt and cornstarch. Stir into berries and cook over fairly high heat untilsauce becomes somewhat clear (sauce should come to a boil). Remove from heat, add lemonjuice and a few drops of coloring.
  • Cool. Pour over berries that are in pie shell.
  • Serve with whipped cream.
Keyword Desserts, Pie