Texas Ruby-Red Grapefruit Pie

Texas Ruby-red Grapefruit Pie

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Lori Loucas

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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

How to Make Texas Ruby-Red Grapefruit Pie

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.

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About Texas Ruby-Red Grapefruit Pie

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



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