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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2
To 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.
3
In a saucepan over medium low heat, cook rhubarb and strawberries, covered, 10 minutes. Add lemon juice and stir.
4
Combine sugar and cornstarch and add to saucepan. Stir and cook, uncovered, 10 minutes, or until thick and bubbly. Cool in pan.
5
Roll 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.
6
Brush top with a beaten egg and sprinkle with 1 Tablespoon sugar.
7
Bake 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