Key "Light" Pie

Key "Light" Pie Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett
If you love Key Lime Pie, try this recipe. Why it's better for you: You'll hear angels sing (Jimmy Buffet tunes) when you taste how rich this version is without all the fat!


Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 246
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 7.1 g
Carbohydrate 46.4 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 184 mg
Calcium 137 mg


1 (14-oz.) can fat-free sweetened condensed milk
3/4 cup egg substitute
2 teaspoons lime zest (about 2 limes)
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1 (6-oz.) reduced-fat ready-made graham cracker piecrust
Garnishes: thawed fat-free frozen whipped topping, lime wedges, lime rind curls


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Process first 4 ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour mixture into piecrust.

2. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes or until pie is set. Let pie cool completely on a wire rack (about 1 hour). Garnish, if desired.


Bake the pie on a baking sheet for easier removal from the oven.

Barbara Petit, Columbia, South Carolina,

September 2011
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