Sweet Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Paula Todora

By
@ptodora

A sweet fruit pie with a touch of tangy rhubarb - once you try this combination of fruits you too will be hooked on this pie


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Rating:
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Serves:
8
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
3/4 c
shortening
4 Tbsp
ice cold water
2 c
rhubarb, cleaned and sliced
2 c
fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1 c
sugar
1/3 c
cornstarch
1
egg, beaten
1 Tbsp
sugar

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

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2To make crust, blend flour and salt in a bowl. Cut shortening into flour until coarse crumbs form. Add water, 1 T. at a time, until mixture holds together. Form into 2 balls, wrap in plastic wrap and chill while making filling.

3In a saucepan over medium low heat, cook rhubarb and strawberries, covered, 10 minutes. Add lemon juice and stir.

4Combine sugar and cornstarch and add to saucepan. Stir and cook, uncovered, 10 minutes, or until thick and bubbly. Cool in pan.

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5Roll out 1 portion of pie crust on a floured board and fill pie pan. Pour filling over crust. Roll out second portion of pie crust and top. Cut slits in top and crimp.

6Brush top with a beaten egg and sprinkle with 1 Tablespoon sugar.

7Bake 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake an additional 10-15 minutes, until filling is bubbly and top has lightly browned. Cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American