Rhubarb-Strawberry Pie (Reader Recipe From Melanie Scherenzel)

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  • Serves 8
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 392 calories
    • Fat 16 g
    • Sat Fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 63 mg
    • Sodium 251 mg
    • Protein 5 g
    • Carbohydrate 60 g
    • Sugar 29 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 86 mg


  1. Check 2pounds rhubarb, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 7 cups)
  2. Check 1/2pounds strawberries, sliced (about 1 1⁄2 cups)
  3. Check 1cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling
  4. Check 3tablespoons all-purpose flour
  5. Check 1teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  6. Check 1/4teaspoon ground cinnamon
  7. Check 1/8teaspoon kosher salt
  8. Check 2 large eggs
  9. Check 2 basic flaky pie crusts


  1. Heat oven to 375° F. In a large bowl, toss the rhubarb, strawberries, sugar, flour, orange zest, cinnamon, and salt. Lightly beat one of the eggs, add to the fruit, and toss to combine.
  2. Fit one of the piecrusts into a 9-inch pie plate. Fill with the fruit mixture, pressing it in firmly. Lay the second crust on top and press the edges of the crusts together to seal.
  3. Trim the crust to a 1-inch overhang, fold the overhang underneath itself, and crimp. In a small bowl, beat the remaining egg with 1 teaspoon water and brush over the crust. Sprinkle with sugar and cut vents in the top.
  4. Place the pie on a foil-lined baking sheet and bake until the fruit mixture is bubbling and the crust is golden brown, 1¼ to 1½ hours. Let cool for at least 2 hours before serving.