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Avocado Lime Pie with Meringue

1 Avocado; pureed
1/2 c Fresh lime juice
1 1/2 c Sugar
1/3 c Cornstarch
1/4 ts Salt
1 1/2 c Water
4 Eggs yolks; lightly beaten
1 tb Grated lime peel
1 9-inch baked pie shell
4 Egg whites
1/4 ts Cream of tartar
1/8 ts Salt
1/2 c Sugar

Puree avocado and lime juice. In saucepan blend: sugar, cornstarch and salt; gradually stir in water. Stir to boil over medium heat and boil 1/2 minute. Gradually beat half of hot mixture into egg yolks; then return to saucepan. Stir and boil 1 minute longer. Remove from heat and stir in lime peel. Blend in avocado puree. Turn into pie shell. Top with Meringue. Bake in 350^ (moderate) oven 10 to 15 minutes until golden brown. MERINGUE: Beat 4 egg whites (at room temperature), 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar and 1/8 teaspoon salt until foamy. Continue beating, gradually adding 1/2 cup sugar, until stiff, but not dry.