Hard to find the best recipe for rhubarb pie but this one is foolproof! Grandma said so!
3 1/2 cups rhubarb cleaned, trimmed ends no leaves and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
2 cups strawberries fresh sliced and stems removed
1 cup sugar
4 tablespoons quick cooking tapioca
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon orange zest
favorite pie crust recipe for 2 - 9 inch doughs or store bought
In a medium sized bowl toss rhubarb, strawberries, sugar salt and zest in together. Let sit a few minutes.
Pour into a bottom crust and then top with another layer of dough or make the lattice top like above in strips with the second dough.
Bake at 400 degree hot oven for 1 hour or until top is evenly browned.
Pie Crust Recipe
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cups shortening
4 1/2 tablespoons ice water
Using a pastry cutter blend the shortening into the flour , salt the then ice water to form a ball. Roll crust as needed above.