Florida Key Lime Pie

Portions:
8

Serving Size:
1/8 pie

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

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup lime juice 
  • 14 ounces canned sweetened condensed milk
  •  1 cup heavy whipping cream

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Melt butter and add graham cracker crumbs and sugar; mix thoroughly. Save 1 to 2 tablespoons crumb mixture to sprinkle on top of pie.
  3. Press into a 9-inch pie shell. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  4. In a mixing bowl add lime juice and condensed milk and mix thoroughly.
  5. With a chilled bowl and chilled beaters, use hand-mixer to whip the heavy cream to a stiff peak. Fold the cream into the condensed milk mixture.
  6. Pour mixture into the pie crust and sprinkle leftover crumb mixture on top.
  7. Chill until ready to serve.

Helpful hints

  • Garnish with lime zest if desired.
  • This pie may be frozen for a frosty dessert.
  • This very rich dessert makes a wonderful occasional special treat. It is not recommended for people with diabetes due to the high carbohydrate and fat content.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 428

Protein 6 g

Carbohydrates 47 g

Fat 24 g

Cholesterol 70 mg

Sodium 144 mg

Potassium 253 mg

Phosphorus 175 mg

Calcium 176 mg

Fiber 0.6 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 high calorie
  • 1 milk
  • 3 fat

Carbohydrate choices

3

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