Gooseberry Meringue Pie
Gooseberry Meringue Pie might be a good recipe to expand your dessert repertoire. This recipe covers 4% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 8 servings with 239 calories, 3g of protein, and 5g of fat each. Head to the store and pick up pastry shell, milk, gooseberries, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 30 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a lacto ovo vegetarian diet. Users who liked this recipe also liked Gooseberry Pie I, Gooseberry pie, and Lemon Meringue Pie, Family Stories and Meringue Tutorial.
In a covered saucepan over medium heat, cook gooseberries and water for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Stir in 3/4 cup sugar; set aside.
In another saucepan, combine 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch. Gradually add milk until smooth; bring to a boil. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
In a bowl, beat egg yolks. Gradually whisk a small amount of hot filling into yolks; return all to the pan. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
Remove from the heat; stir in gooseberry mixture.
In a small bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating on high until stiff peaks form.
Spread evenly over hot filling, sealing meringue to crust.
Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until golden. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.
Recommended wine: Vin Santo, Late Harvest Riesling, Lambrusco Dolce
Pie works really well with Vin Santo, Late Harvest Riesling, and Lambrusco Dolce. These wines are all sweet, which is important since wine should usually be sweeter than the food you're pairing with it. You could try Vineyards Late Harvest Riesling. Reviewers quite like it with a 5 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 25 dollars per bottle.
Vineyards Late Harvest RieslingPale yellow in color, the nose opens with aromas of fresh pineapple, juicy nectarine and citrus notes. The wine fully coats the palate expressing vibrant flavors of orange blossom, tart granny smith apple and honeycomb. A long finish displays the perfect balance of sweetness and mouth-watering acidity, inviting another sip.