Florida Key Lime Pie

Diet Types:

CKD non-dialysis Dialysis

Portions: 8

Serving Size: 1/8 pie

Ingredients

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

Nutrients per serving

Calories 428

Protein 6 g

Carbohydrates 47 g

Fat 24 g

Cholesterol 58 mg

Sodium 149 mg

Potassium 241 mg

Phosphorus 162 mg

Calcium 166 mg

Fiber 0.5 g

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Melt margarine 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” pie shell. Bake for 5 minutes. Cool and set aside.
  4. Add lime juice to 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. Sprinkle leftover crumb mixture on pie.
  7. Chill until ready to serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices

3

Helpful hints

  • Garnish with lime zest if desired.
  • Pie may be frozen.
  • 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.

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