Texas Ruby-red Grapefruit Pie Recipe

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Texas Ruby-Red Grapefruit Pie

Lori Loucas

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@jostlori

Yes, I know... grapefruit pie??? But you really need to try this pie - you'll be very pleasantly surprised at how good it is! This would make an unusual and tasty addition to your next backyard BBQ menu. NOTE: Prep time includes 25 minutes chill time. However, total time doesn't include 2 hours refrigeration needed for the final set.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1
9" baked pie crust, cooled
4
ruby red grapefruit, sectioned and strained
1 c
sugar
1 3/4 c
water
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/8 tsp
salt
1 box
strawberry jello (3 oz)
whipped cream, to garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
When sectioning grapefruit with a shape knife, be sure to remove all the membrane. Cut each slice in half and drain in a strainer or colander.
2
Cook sugar, water, cornstarch, and salt until thickened and clear. Add Jello and stir until dissolved. Pour into a flat dish and chill until mixture begins to set., about 25 minutes.
3
Add grapefruit, mix, and pour into cooled pie shell. Chill for at least two hours before serving.
4
To serve, top each serving with whipped cream, or pipe a decorative border of whipped cream on pie then slice and serve.

About this Recipe

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