Lemon Yogurt Cream Pie Recipe
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Lemon Yogurt Cream Pie Recipe

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Creamy lemon yogurt and grated lemon peel provide the lively flavor in this tempting dessert. It's handy to make the night before you need it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) fat-free lemon yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 reduced-fat graham cracker crust (8 inches)
  • Lemon slice and mint, optional

Nutritional Facts

One piece equals 226 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat-free milk, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 20 seconds. Stir in sugar substitute and lemon juice. Add yogurt and lemon peel; mix well. Fold in whipped topping; spoon into crust.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Garnish with lemon slices and mint if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.
Originally published as Lemon Yogurt Cream Pie in Light & Tasty April/May 2004, p31

Nutritional Facts

One piece equals 226 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat-free milk, 1/2 fat.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed May. 1, 2013

Very nice light lemon flavour. I used Greek yogurt, very tasty

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Reviewed Apr. 22, 2013

This was an excellent pie. Thank you for the recipe. I do a monthly newsletter where I work, and one of the features is "Recipe of the Month". I will be featuring this recipe in the May issue. The pie is flavorful, light, delicious, low in fat and calories. I did find fat-free lemon yogurt. Yoplait makes a Greek yogurt in fat free lemon flavor. I used lite cool whip and sweetner (Equal). Very very good. The reduced-fat graham crust added just enough sweetness to it to make it taste even better.

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Reviewed Apr. 19, 2013

Husband does not like Yogurt. I made this pie yesterday and Husband loves it and says it is a keeper. I did add more lemon rind (which I grated) and it was wonderful. I am now considering different flavours of yogurt to make more pies that Hubby will like :)

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Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

My sister from out of town dropped in, and I wanted to make something special, yet easy. The hint of lemon was a hit.

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Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

Like recipes with yogurt

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