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Berry Best Texas Citrus Pie

Red grapefruit in Berry Best Texas Citrus Pie

Red grapefruit and frozen blackberries blended with raspberry gelatin and baked in a pie shell create a Berry Best Texas Citrus Pie.


2 medium Texas Red Grapefruit
1 16-oz. package frozen blackberries, thawed
3/4 cup sugar
4 teaspoons cornstarch
1 3-oz. package raspberry gelatin
1 (9 inch) baked pie shell
Sweetened whipped cream


Cut grapefruit crosswise into halves. Carefully cut around sections and scoop sections out; set aside. Coarsely crush the berries.

In a medium saucepan, combine the blackberries, sugar and cornstarch. Cook mixture over medium-high heat stirring constantly. Bring mixture to a boil; cook 1 more minute. Remove from heat.

Stir in gelatin and blend well; chill 30 minutes. Drain extra juice from grapefruit sections, reserving for another use. Fold grapefruit into berry mixture and spoon into baked pie shell. Return to refrigerator and chill at least 3 hours.

At serving time, top each pie slice with a dollop of whipped cream and garish with a thin slice of grapefruit.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 6 to 8 servings.
Serving size: 1/8th serving
Calories: 290; Total Fat: 9g; Cholesterol: 5mg; Sodium: 310mg; Carbohydrates: 51g; Protein: 4g

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