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Savory Sweet Potato Pie

Savory Sweet Potato Pie
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 8
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.
Updated February 16, 2010

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 crust from 1 box (14.1 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Pie Crusts (2 Count), softened as directed on box
  • 5 thin rings green bell pepper

Steps

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
21%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
9g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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