Blueberries are naturally high in antioxidants and a great source of vitamin C. They are also a wonder-snack, cereal topper and, of course, are perfect for baking.
- Portion size 8 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2011
- Classic Pie Dough recipe
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 teaspoons coarse sugar
- 6 cups fresh wild blueberries
- 6 cups fresh Saskatoon berries
- 3/4 cups granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Filling: In large bowl, combine blueberries, sugar, flour, lemon zest and lemon juice; set aside.
On lightly floured surface, roll out half of the pastry to generous 1/8-inch (3 mm) thickness; fit into 9-inch (23 cm) pie plate. Trim to leave 3/4-inch (2 cm) overhang. Scrape
Roll out remaining pastry. Whisk egg yolk with 2 tsp water; brush some over pastry rim. Fit pastry over filling; trim to leave 3/4-inch (2 cm) overhang. Fold overhang under bottom pastry rim; seal and flute edge. Brush top with remaining egg wash; sprinkle with sugar. Cut steam vents in top.
Bake on baking sheet in bottom third of 425°F (220°C) oven for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F (180°C); bake until bottom is golden and filling is bubbly, 50 to 60 minutes. Let cool on rack.
Nutritional facts Per serving: about
- Sodium 217 mg
- Protein 6 g
- Calories 513.0
- Total fat 25 g
- Potassium 140 mg
- Cholesterol 74 mg
- Saturated fat 13 g
- Total carbohydrate 68 g
- Iron 17.0
- Folate 43.0
- Calcium 2.0
- Vitamin A 15.0
- Vitamin C 10.0