Savory Sweet Potato Pie

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Dinner is easy as pie when you top Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crust with turkey bacon, green bell pepper, sweet potatoes and the perfect mix of spices.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

4
slices turkey bacon
1/4
cup finely chopped green bell pepper
2
tablespoons finely chopped onion
1
can (17 oz) sweet potatoes, drained
2
tablespoons sugar
3/4
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
2
eggs
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
5
thin rings green bell pepper

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, turning once, until crisp; place on paper towels. Chop bacon; set aside. In same skillet, cook bell pepper and onion over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until crisp-tender.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mash sweet potatoes with fork; add sugar, seasoned salt, pepper, thyme and eggs. Beat with electric mixer on low speed 1 to 2 minutes or until well blended. Stir in chopped bacon and bell pepper mixture.
  • 3 Remove pie crust from pouch; place flat on ungreased cookie sheet. Spread filling over crust to within 1 1/2 inches of edge. Carefully fold edge of crust up over filling, pleating crust as necessary.
  • 4 Bake 30 minutes. Arrange bell pepper rings over filling. Bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and center is set. Cool 5 to 10 minutes. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Cutting the rings first leaves the rest of the pepper for chopping.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
460mg
460%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.