Crispy Pastry Shell Recipe

Summary

Servings10Cuisine

Ingredients

 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter2 Tablespoon, softened
 Shortening2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Cold water4 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 123 Calories from Fat 56

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.8%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 6.5 mg

Sodium 98 mg4.1%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.51 g2%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 2 g3.9%

Vitamin A 1.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 0.4% Iron 4.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine flour and salt; cut in butter and shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Sprinkle cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, evenly over surface; stir with a fork until all the dry ingredients are moistened.
Shape into a ball.
Roll dough to 1/8 -inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
Line a 10-inch quiche dish with pastry; trim excess pastry around edges.
Prick bottom and sides of pastry with a fork.
Bake at 400° for 3 minutes; remove from oven, and gently prick with a fork.
Bake 5 more minutes.
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