texas ruby-red grapefruit pie

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By Lori Loucas
from San Diego

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.

serves 8
prep time 40 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For texas ruby-red grapefruit pie

  • 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
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How To Make texas ruby-red grapefruit pie

  • 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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