Portions:
8

Serving Size:
1/8 of pie

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein

Ingredients

  • 6 medium apples
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 6 tablespoons water

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 425° F.
  2. Peel, core and slice apples.
  3. In a large bowl, combine apple slices, sugar and cinnamon. Cover and set aside.
  4. In a separate large bowl, cut shortening into flour using a pastry blender. Add chilled water, 1 tablespoon at a time and mix until dough forms into a ball.  If it does not, use hands to form a ball.
  5. Divide dough in half and roll out one piece, using a rolling pin and additional flour as needed. Place in a 9" pie pan.
  6. Stir apple pie filling and pour into pie shell.
  7. Using 1 tablespoon pats, place butter all around pie filling, evenly dispersed.
  8. Roll out the other 1/2 of dough. Place on top of apple pie filling, making sure edges of pie are covered.
  9. Using a sharp knife, make four 1” cuts around the top of the pie crust for air to escape while baking.
  10. Place pie in oven on a jellyroll pan to catch juice from pie while baking.
  11. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes until crust is golden brown.

Helpful hints

  • Suggested varieties of apples for a great tasting apple pie include: Fuji, Jonathan, Jonagold, Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Pippin and Winesap. For best results try combining 2 or 3 varieties.
  • 1 medium apple yields 1 cup when peeled and cored.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 517

Protein 4 g

Carbohydrates 51 g

Fat 33 g

Cholesterol 24 mg

Sodium 65 mg

Potassium 145 mg

Phosphorus 43 mg

Calcium 24 mg

Fiber 2.7 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 2 starch
  • 6 fat
  • 1/2 high calorie 

Carbohydrate choices

3-1/2

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