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Pecan pie

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Pecan pie

Method

For the pie crust

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • In a food processor add the flour, the icing sugar, the butter cut into cubes, and beat until the mixture looks like wet sand.
  • Add the yolks, the water, and beat until a dough is shaped.
  • Wrap the dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate it for 30-60 minutes to rest.
  • Place a piece of parchment paper on your working surface and dust it with a little flour.  Place the dough on it, cover with more parchment paper, and roll it out -using a rolling pin- until it’s 35 cm in diameter. 
  • Dust off the excess flour and transfer the dough to a buttered 28 cm tart pan. Cover with plastic wrap and add legumes as pie weights. Fold the plastic wrap inwards, so there is no overhang, and bake for 30 minutes. 
  • Remove the pie weights, brush with the egg wash, and bake for 10 more minutes. 
  • Set aside to cool well and, with a knife, trim the excess dough overhanging the pan.

For the filling

  • Leave your oven on at 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • In a bowl add the granulated and the brown sugar, the eggs, the vanilla extract, the melted butter, and mix well until the sugar is dissolved. 
  • Add the glucose and whisk well.
  • Spread the pecans over the pie crust and pour the whole filling of the bowl over them.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes. Let the pie cool well. 
  • Serve with whipped cream and basil.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

640
Calories (kcal)
32 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

33.0
Total Fat (g)
47 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

14.0
Saturated Fat (g)
70 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

75.0
Total Carbs (g)
29 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

42.0
Sugars (g)
47 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

8.2
Protein (g)
16 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.1
Fibre (g)
8 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.24
Sodium (g)
4 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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