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Slimmed-Down Key Lime Pie

User Rating 4 Star Rating (5 Reviews)

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Low fat ingredients curb the calories in this Key Lime Pie.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 ready-to-fill cookie crumb or graham cracker crumb crust
  • 1 tablespoon plain gelatin
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice or key lime juice
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • sugar substitute to equal 1/4 cup
  • 13 ounce can cold evaporated skim milk
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 4-serving package instant vanilla pudding
  • dash of lime zest, optional
  • light or fat-free whipped topping
  • thin lime slices for garnish, optional

Preparation:

In a blender container, combine plain gelatin and fresh lime juice. Wait one minute until softened, then add boiling water. Cover and blend on high speed until all gelatin granules are dissolved. Add sugar substitute, evaporated skim milk, water, pudding mix and lime zest.

Cover and blend smooth. Chill in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes until mixture begins to set. Spoon into prepared pie shell and chill several hours until firm. Top with dollops of whipped topping and garnish with lime slices, if desired.
Skinny Key Lime Pie serves 8.

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 4 out of 5
Safety Caution, Member crystal3241

I made this recipe today and it was delicious! I used the suggestion of increasing the lime juice to 1/2 cup and using lime jello instead of plain gelatin. The only comment I have it this: when you add the boiling water to the blender, wait just a moment and be sure to hold the lid down with your hand when you turn it on. When I added the boiling water the lid nearly came off from the steam produced. I'll be a little more cautious next time....

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