Sunday, April 19, 2009

Banana Pudding Pie with hidden fruits and veggie

Banana Pudding Pie

(with cantaloupe and yellow squash)

Prep time:20 min .....Total 75 min (3hr refrigerated) ......serves 8

2(3-OZ) pks instant banana pudding mix

1/2 cup cantaloupe puree

1 cup banana puree (mushed up over ripe bananas work well)

1/2 cup yellow squash puree

1/4 cup water

1 large banana, thinly sliced plus one more sliced for garnish

1(9inch) store-bought graham cracker crust (Arrowhead mills makes a healthy version)

1/2 pint fresh raspberries

1. In a large bowl combine the pudding mix, cantaloupe , banana and squash purees and add water. Stir with a wooden spoon until smooth.

2. Spread the banana slices in a single layer over the bottom of the pie crust. Pour the pudding mixture over the bananas and smooth top. Cover and chill until firm, about 3 hours, or freeze 1 1/12 hours.

3. Just before serving, decorate with raspberries and banana slices. :)

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