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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

1 piece: 226 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 0 fat-free milk, 0 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

Sweet White Wine

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


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Custard79 User ID: 7136896 67810
Reviewed May. 1, 2013

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

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amateur cook User ID: 4624434 145609
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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lindalou_77 User ID: 4407528 136268
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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OmaEva User ID: 1118794 91594
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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lynncormier User ID: 2190737 91591
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

"Like recipes with yogurt"

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jillise User ID: 6834155 132437
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

"Very easy and tasty recipe! I will definitely make this again!"

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bevstime User ID: 5882526 78441
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

"This easy to make and light recipe is tasty and guilt-free. Even the men who ate it said how good it was"

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jessie43 User ID: 2992180 132430
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

"Delicious!! It was a great hit - even with someone that hates yogurt."

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rvelsa User ID: 1017917 67808
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

"I loved this recipe, light and sweet, and I didn't have to feel guilty eating it! I could not find lemon yogurt in my grocery store, so I swapped the lemon yogurt for key lime yogurt, and the lemon juice for lime juice. It was great! It was so easy and tasty, I could even make this in my RV!"

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klfnwf User ID: 1227598 52227
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

"I swapped sugar-free Cool Whip and xylitol and it was amazing. I didn't even use a crust but just made it as a mousse. Fantastic."

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