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Lemon Meringue Pie

8
8
8
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Moderate
This delicious pie is a sweet, cool escape from summer's heat.

Ingredients

Instant lemon pudding mix

1 package(s), 3 1/2 oz

Fat free skim milk

1½ cup(s)

Lemon zest

2 tsp(s)

Fresh lemon juice

2 tbsp(s)

Graham cracker pie crust

6 oz

Egg white(s)

3 egg white(s), large

Cream of tartar

¼ tsp(s)

Table salt

tsp(s)

Sugar

tbsp(s)

Vanilla extract

1 tsp(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Prepare pudding according to package directions for pie filling using fat-free milk and adding the lemon zest and juice. Spoon filling into piecrust. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. In a large bowl, beat whites with an electric mixer until frothy. Beat in cream of tartar and salt at high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar until the mixture holds stiff, shiny peaks; add in vanilla. Spread meringue over lemon filling, covering to edges.
  4. Bake until lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Cool completely before slicing, about 2 hours.