Texas Ruby-red Grapefruit Pie Recipe

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Texas Ruby-Red Grapefruit Pie

Lori Loucas

By
@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

Step-By-Step

1When 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.

2Cook 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.

3Add grapefruit, mix, and pour into cooled pie shell. Chill for at least two hours before serving.

4To 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