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Blueberry Blackberry Basil Pie

Recipe By: Tammi Carlock
Year Submitted: 2015
Winner Second Place


2 c. flour
1 t. salt
2/3 c. Crisco shortening
6 €“ 8 T. cold water

6 c. fresh blueberries, divided
1 ½ c. fresh blackberries, divided
3/4 c. sugar
¼ c. cornstarch
1 c. fresh basil leaves
Zest of 1 lime
2 t. fresh squeezed lime juice

¾ c. flour
½ c. sugar
¼ t. salt
5 T. cold butter, cut into small cubes


Mix together flour and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add water, one tablespoon at a time, mixing with fork until dough holds together. Roll out into circle larger than 9€