The mouth-watering taste of strawberry rhubarb pie in the early summer brings back memories for many of us as kids having picnics on the back lawn or lazy Sunday afternoons on the porch. A slice of pie with vanilla ice cream just makes it even better. Here is a recipe courtesy of Foodland Ontario.
There are tips on how to make the perfect pie recipe below. Let us know how you make out! Share with us in the comments below or post some photos and comments on our Facebook page.
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe
3 cups (750 mL) halved or thickly sliced Ontario Strawberries
2 cups (500 mL) sliced 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces Ontario Rhubarb
3/4 cup (175 mL) granulated sugar
1/4 cup (50 mL) cornstarch
1 Ontario Egg, lightly beaten
Pastry for 9-inch (23 cm) double-crust pie
In large bowl, combine strawberries and rhubarb. In small bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch; sprinkle
over fruit, tossing gently to blend. Add beaten egg to fruit and mix lightly.
Spoon mixture into bottom crust. Fit pastry over filling. Crimp edges, cut steam vent in centre. Place on baking sheet and bake in 450°F (230°C) oven for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350°F (180°C) and bake 35 to 40 minutes or until pastry is golden and filling is bubbly.
1 serving (When recipe serves 8):
Protein: 5 grams
Fat: 13 grams
Carbohydrate: 48 grams
Fibre: 2 grams
Sodium: 160 mg
Recipe source: Foodland Ontario. Visit their site to see other strawberry recipes
Make the Perfect Pie Crust
Do you struggle with making the pie crust? If you are like many of us, it never comes out like mom used to make. We searched the internet to see if we could find some recipes and tips on how to make a great pie pastry.
Here are a few links to some expert advice. Let us know how you make out in our comments section below!