"My husband likes this fruity combination almost as much as traditional apple pie - and that's saying something!" notes field editor Joan Rose of Langley, British Columbia. "I keep rhubarb, blueberries and raspberries in the freezer and always have apples on hand for this colorful dessert."
6-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + standing Bake: 50 min. + cooling
- 1 cup sliced rhubarb (1-inch pieces)
- 1 cup chopped peeled apple
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 cup raspberries
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
- 2 tablespoons butter
- Additional sugar, optional
- In a large bowl, gently toss rhubarb, apple, berries and lemon juice.
- Combine sugar and flour; stir into the fruit and let stand for 30
- Line a pie plate with bottom crust. Add filling; dot with butter.
- Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie. Place over filling.
- Trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in pastry. Bake at 400°
- for 50-60 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Sprinkle with
- sugar if desired. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator.
- Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 381 calories, 17 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 230 mg sodium,