Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Papaya Pie

This is a first, always good news to see our produce used in different ways.

Papaya Pie

adapted from a recipe from, Caribbean cooking

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 2 Caribbean Red papayas (10 ct.)
  • 4 tablespoons of flour
  • 4 tablespoons of sugar
  • 3 teaspoons of lime juice
  • 1 medium sweet precooked pie shell

Slice off the papaya skin, take out the seeds and dice the papaya into 1” cubes. Mash the papaya. Add lime juice, cinnamon, orange extract.

Fold in the flour and sugar. Beat the egg whites until stiff, fold into the mixture.

Bake at 350 degrees about 25 minutes until the top is just brown. Let cool then chill in the refrigerator. Serve chilled.