780 Fewer Calories
49g Less Fat
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoon canola oil
1 tablespoon butter
2 – 3 tablespoons cold water
2 cups cooked mashed sweet potatoes
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 (12-ounce) can fat-free evaporated milk
2 tablespoons dark molasses
2 large eggs
1 egg white
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
To make the crust, combine flour, sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in food processor; pulse until blended. Add oil and butter. Pulse until coarse crumbs form. Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, and pulse until a soft dough forms. Flatten dough into a disk; wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Preheat the oven to 375°F. On lightly floured surface, roll out dough to a 12-inch circle; ease it into 10-inch deep dish pie plate, pressing evenly onto bottom and up sides of pan. Prick dough all over with fork. Crimp edges.
Line pie crust with foil; fill with pie weights or dried beans. Bake 20 minutes; remove foil and weights. Return crust to oven and bake just until dough is lightly browned, 10 – 12 minutes. Cool crust in pan on rack 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, to make filling, combine sweet potatoes and brown sugar in food processor and pulse until smooth. Add milk, molasses, egg, egg white, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt; pulse until blended. Pour filling into crust. Bake just until center is set, 40 – 45 minutes. Cool completely on rack. Chill until ready to serve. Cut into 12 slices.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Per Serving: (1 slice) 232 Cal; 6 g Protein; 6 g Tot Fat; 1 g Sat Fat; 3 g Mono Fat; 40 g Carb; 2 g Fiber; 23 g Sugar; 127 mg Calcium; 2 mg Iron; 227 mg Sodium; 45 mg Cholesterol
Test Kitchen Tip: You can easily substitute 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice for the cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice.
Original recipe courtesy Paula Deen: Old-Fashioned Sweet Potato Pie
Lightened Up recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen and the Paula Deen Test Kitchen
Dear, Paula Deen
Well I think you are the most amazing person, you are my role model if they took you off from the set I would of died inside your the best cook and I can't waite to see you again
Alexis Conner in Summer Salad Days on December 04, 2013 at 4:59 pm
Paula, I used to watch your show on Food Network a lot when I still had the TV and cable many year ago. You weren't even that big a star back then. I always love watching you cook on Youtube after I ditched my TV and cable and read your recipes on Food Network Magazines. I hope one day you can return to Food Network and the Food Network Magazine. I stop buying the magazine since you were gone.
Orindary Jane in Love at Last on December 04, 2013 at 2:32 am
Great blog Cindy!!!! I always enjoy reading your post. This Thanksgiving centerpiece is absolutely beautiful and so easy to make.
Ann in A Perfectly Easy Thanksgiving Centerpiece on December 03, 2013 at 8:10 pm
Paula, made your Zucchini Custard Casserole for Thanksgiving and it was Fantastic!!! Thank you so much! Love you & your family. Happy holidays!
Pat Walker in Love at Last on December 02, 2013 at 8:45 pm