Nectarine-basil Pie Recipe

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Nectarine-Basil Pie

Melissa Baldan

By
@mellymel74

Spring is coming and with it...fresh flavors! I love making this one and the flavors burst!


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Ingredients

1/2 c
peach preserves
2 c
loose packed basil leaves
6 medium
ripe nectarines, peeled and sliced
2 tsp
fresh lemon juice
3 Tbsp
sugar, divided
3 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/8 tsp
salt
1 pkg
refrigerated pie crusts, softened
1
egg white, lightly beaten

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in a saucepan bring preserved to a boil over medium heat. Stir in basil, cover. Remove from heat and let stand for 30 minutes. Strain out to measure 1/4 cup.
2
toss nectarines and lemon juice. Combine with cornstarch, salt and 2 tbsp sugar. Add to nectarines and toss. Add preserve mixture, stir until coated. set aside
3
Unroll 1 pie crust and place in 9 in pie pan pressing in bottom and up sides. Unroll 2nd and cut into 1/2 inch strips.
4
Fill pie crust with filling and form a lattice top with the strips. Brush the top with egg white and sprinkle remaining sugar.
5
tent pie with foil and bake 25 minutes at 450. Reduce heat to 425 and bake an additional 35 minutes, removing foil when 15 minutes remain.
6
cool 3-4 hours before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies