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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe

My niece tasted this pie at a family dinner and urged me to enter it in our hometown pie contest. She said it win the Grand Prize, and she was right! I cook at our local nursing home and everyone enjoys this recipe. —Janice Schmidt, Baxter, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sliced rhubarb
  • 3 tablespoons strawberry gelatin powder
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, halved

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, mix cornstarch and sugar. Stir in water until smooth. Add rhubarb; cook and stir until clear and thickened. Add gelatin and stir until dissolved. Cool.
  • 2. Pour about half of rhubarb sauce into pastry shell. Arrange berries over sauce; top with remaining sauce. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 268 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 114 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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