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Light Strawberry Gelatin Pie Recipe
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Light Strawberry Gelatin Pie Recipe

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There's plenty of sweet berry flavor in this refreshing dessert. Made with sugar-free gelatin and a graham cracker crust, the summery pie is easy to fix and attractive enough to serve to guests. I sometimes substitute fresh peaches and peach gelatin. —D. Smith, Feasterville-Trevose, Pennsylvania.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 cups cold water
  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free strawberry gelatin
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 reduced-fat graham cracker crust (8 inches)
  • 2 cups reduced-fat whipped topping

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 piece with 1/4 cup whipped topping) equals 197 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Set aside four whole berries for garnish. Slice remaining strawberries and set aside. In a large saucepan, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin and sugar until dissolved. Stir in sliced strawberries. Pour into the crust. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
  3. Cut reserved strawberries in half. Garnish each serving with whipped topping and a berry half. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Pie in Light & Tasty June/July 2003, p14

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 piece with 1/4 cup whipped topping) equals 197 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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

Reviews for Light Strawberry Gelatin Pie(71)

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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2013

I made this pie years ago when our children were young back in the 70's. Glad to see you are bringing them back with alterations for diabetics.

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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2013

Easy and quick to make. Delicious, refreshing for a light summer dessert. My hubby and son loved it. Added a couple drops of almond extract. Used Cool Whip!

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Reviewed May. 7, 2013

Nice texture and flavor!

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

Verrry easy to make, excellent flavor!

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Reviewed Feb. 10, 2013

Made with regular strawberry gelatin and did not add the 3T sugar. It was easy and bright. The family loved it!

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