Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 T Unflavored gelatin (1 env.)

  2. 1/4t Salt

  3. 1/2c Lime juice

  4. 1 t Grated lime peel

  5. 4 ea Egg whites

  6. 1 c Heavy cream, whipped

  7. 1 x Pistachio nuts, chopped

  8. 1 x Heavy cream, whipped, to top

  9. 4 ea Egg yolks

  10. 1/4c Water

  11. 1 x Few drops green food color 1/2c Sugar

  12. 1 ea 9-in baked pastry shell

  13. 1 x Lime slices for garnish

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. + Directions : Thoroughly mix gelatin, 1/2 cup sugar, and salt in saucepan. Beat together egg yolks, lime juice, and water; stir into gelatin mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat just till mixture comes to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in grated peel. Add food coloring sparingly to tint pale green. Chill, stirring occasionally, until the mixture mounds slightly when dropped from a spoon. Beat egg whites till soft peaks form; gradually add 1/2 c sugar, beating to stiff peaks. Fold gelatin mixture into egg whites. Fold in whipped cream. Pile into cooled baked pastry shell. Chill till firm. Spread with more whipped cream; edge with grated lime peel. Sprinkle chopped pistachio nuts in center. Garnish with thinly sliced lime placed in whipped cream mounds around edge of pie.


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