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Refreshing Lemon Pie Recipe

Refreshing Lemon Pie Recipe

Have a little time on your hands, but your family still expects dessert with dinner? This easy-as-pie recipe provides a refreshingly simple solution. You'll appreciate the short list of ingredients-and the even shorter preparation time!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 to 3 drops yellow food coloring, optional
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • Mint leaves and lemon peel strips, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine milk, lemon juice, grated lemon peel and food coloring if desired; mix until smooth (mixture will begin to thicken). Fold in whipped topping; spoon into crust. Chill until ready to serve. If desired, garnish with mint leaves and lemon peel strips. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 347 calories, 14 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 185 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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