Monday, April 12, 2010

Strawberry Yogurt Pie

Good friends, Georgia and Tom Desmarais host great dinner parties with lively conversation. She created a fabulous Orzo with Shrimp and Scallops.

They like to spend time with their guests so this make-ahead dessert was perfect.

Strawberry Yog
urt Pie
1 pint fresh strawberries
1 envelope Knox Unflavored Gelatin
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs, separated
1/2 cup milk
1 cup (8 ounces) Strawberry yogurt
1 teaspoon lemon juice
4 drops red food coloring (optional)
1 Graham Cracker pie crust

In blender, puree enough strawberries to equal 3/4 cup, reserve remaining strawberries for garnish.
In medium saucepan, mix unflavored gelatin with 1/4 cup sugar, blend in egg yolks beaten with milk. Let stand 1 minute. Stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved, about 5 minutes. With wire whip or rotary beater, blend in pureed strawberries, yogurt, lemon juice and food coloring. Chill, stirring occasionally, until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from spoon.
In medium bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form, gradually add remaining sugar and beat until stiff. Fold into gelatin mixture. Turn into prepared crust and chill until firm. Garnish with reserved strawberries.

Serves 8