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Lard Pie Dough Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Evelyn Wool

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups flour (I use white whole wheat)
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1/2 cold lard (rendered from farm fresh pork)
3 - 4 tbsp ice water

Directions:
Directions:
Combine flour and salt in food processor. Pulse 5 times. Add lard to food processor and pulse until mixture resembles pea-sized crumbs, about 5 short and 5 long pulses. Add water one tablespoon at at time and pulse until dough gathers into a ball. Remove, wrap and refrigerate at least 30 minutes, or freeze for later use.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
One 10-inch crust
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes plus cooling
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Our farm-fresh rendered lard makes this dough extra flavorful and perfect for savory pies and quiches. Add a teaspoon of chopped fresh rosemary for an extra special crust.

 

 

 

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