When rhubarb first appears in your grocery store or farmer's market, snap up a bunch to make this classic sweet-tart pie.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
bake:
50 mins at 400°
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Unfold one piecrust and fit into 9-inch glass pie plate.

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  • Place the strawberries, rhubarb pieces, sugar, cornstarch, salt and nutmeg in large bowl; stir gently with a spatula to combine; do not crush the strawberries or rhubarb.

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  • Unfold second piecrust on lightly floured surface and flatten slightly with rolling pin. Cut out six 1-inch strawberry patterns in a circle in crust. Use the scraps to cut out strawberry leaves; reserve the leaves on a sheet of waxed paper.

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  • Spoon strawberry filling into crust-lined pie plate. Gently place second piecrust over top of filling. Fold edge of top piecrust under edge of bottom piecrust; crimp edges of crusts together to seal. Arrange dough leaves next to the strawberry cutouts in the crust, using a little water as glue.

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  • Bake in 400 degree F oven for 50 minutes or until the crust is golden and filling is bubbly. If the edges of the crust start to get too brown, cover the edge with a piece of aluminum foil. Transfer pie to wire rack and let cool completely. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

377 calories; total fat 15g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; sodium 246mg; carbohydrates 58g; fiber 1g; protein 3g.

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