Texas Ruby-Red Grapefruit Pie

Texas Ruby-red Grapefruit Pie Recipe

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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.

Rating:
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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

How to Make Texas Ruby-Red Grapefruit Pie

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.

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About Texas Ruby-Red Grapefruit Pie

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