Low Fat Pie Crust

By ryanmmurano

Use this recipe to make any kind of pie you want - sweet or savory.

Low Fat Pie Crust
  • 2/3 cup whole-wheat flour (3 oz)

  • 1/3 cup self-rising flour (1.5 oz)

  • 2 Tbsp chilled light margarine (1.5 oz)

  • 2 Tbsp ricotta cheese (1.5 oz)

  • 1/4 cup iced water

  1. Mix together whole-wheat flour and sifted self-rising flour.

  2. Cut in well chilled margarine using 2 knives, until mixture is the size of peas. Cut in ricotta cheese. Stir in iced water using a fork, only adding liquid to dry areas.

  3. Form into a smooth ball and knead a couple of times. Refrigerate until required.

  4. Roll out pastry, being careful to lift rolling pin as you reach the edge. Place in a pie dish and finish as desired.

Nutritional Facts

Calories - 79
Carbohydrates - 11g
Saturated Fat - 0.6g
Protein - 2g
Sodium - 73mg
Dietary Fiber - 1g

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