Strawberry Pie Filling
a straightforward yet opulent strawberry pie filling Making a quick, simple filling, sauce, or ice cream topping is as simple as simmering fresh strawberries with sugar and lemon.
Combine mashed strawberries and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil and simmer for about 3 minutes.
Strain juice from cooked strawberries and add enough water to make 1 cup of juice.
Combine sugar cornstarch lemon juice and salt in a saucepan; stir strawberry juice into the sugar mixture.
Bring to a boil stirring constantly until clear and thick 3 to 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and cool slightly.
Stir sliced strawberries into the strawberry sauce.