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Lisa's Tomatillo and Strawberry Pie


"I was overrun with tomatillos in my garden and had to do something with them. After tasting the ripe ones (they turn purple) and realizing they taste a lot like rhubarb, I made a few alterations to one of my favorite rhubarb pie recipes from and viola, a new creation! I was totally amazed with the taste and I think you will be too!"
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1 h 25 m servings 470 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 9-inch pie)

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Press 1 pie crust into a 9-inch pie dish.
  2. Stir tomatillos, strawberries, tapioca, sugar, and lemon juice together in a bowl; let stand, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved, about 15 minutes. Spoon tomatillo-strawberry mixture into the prepared pie crust. Scatter butter slices over filling.
  3. Cover pie with second pie crust and pinch edges together to seal. Cut slits into top crust for ventilation. Place pie on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until top crust is golden brown and filling is bubbling, about 50 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 470 calories; 20.2 g fat; 70.9 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 11 mg cholesterol; 266 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Yes! I will make this again! My dad is 95 & absolutely loves rhubarb strawberry pie. I gave him a piece of this wonderful tomatillo and strawberry pie. He loved it! When I told him it was not rh...

I too was overrun with tomatillos from from garden, so made this unique recipe and thought it was delicious. So did my family! Will definitely bake it again!

I used end-of-season tomatillos from my garden and late season strawberries from California. My proportions were two cups sliced strawberries and four cups sliced tomatillos. My tomatillo vari...

I used the small pineapple tomatilla which are slightly sweet, so I cut back on the sugar to 1 1/4cup. I also forgot to put on the butter, which I would definitely do next time. The finished p...

Great Recipe! We had an over abundance of tomatillos in our garden this year, and I wanted to make something sweet with this vegetables unique tart flavor. This was perfect!