Fresh Strawberry Pie

To experience the full flavor of fresh berries, use the sweetest, ripest strawberries you can find and serve the pie within four hours of preparing it. If your strawberries are less than perfectly sweet, you may want to add a bit of sweetener to the blended filling mixture. The optional psyllium is available at health food stores and is used to help the pie filling hold together. Instead of a date-nut crust, you may substitute a graham or cookie-crumb crust, or a regular prebaked pie shell.

Serves 8-10

What You Need For The Crust:

  • 2 cups raw almonds or pecans
  • 3/4 cup pitted dates

What You Need For The Filling:

  • 5 cups sliced ripe strawberries
  • 5 pitted dates, soaked 10 minutes in warm water and drained
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons psyllium (optional)

What You Do:

  1. Grind the almonds in a food processor. Add the 3/4 cup dates and process until thoroughly combined. Press the mixture into a pie plate or spring form pan.
  2. Arrange 4 cups of the sliced strawberries on top of the crust in a circular pattern and set aside.
  3. In a food processor or blender, combine the remaining cup of strawberries with the 5 dates, lemon juice and psyllium, if using. Puree until smooth. Pour the sauce mixture over strawberries and refrigerate pie for 1 hour before serving.

More Recipes

Vegan Overnight Apple Ginger Muesli {Recipe}

Creamy-dreamy, sweet-and-spicy muesli just became our new favorite on-the-go breakfast.
Read More »

Peach Cobbler Parfait with Whipped Caramel Sauce {Recipe}

This perfect parfait helps you celebrate National Peach Cobbler Day and National Pecan Day.
Read More »

Cardamom Lemon Cream with Blackberries {Recipe}

Light but rich and decadent, this lemon cream will be your new favorite dessert.
Read More »

Vegan Lemon Meringue Pie Tarts {Recipe}

Sweet and tart lemon filling topped with light-as-air meringue in flaky, buttery pastry tarts have arrived.
Read More »

7 Vegan Sandwich-and-Tea Pairings for a Spring Tea Party

Celebrate spring with a delectable afternoon menu of finger sandwiches and tea blends.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »