Apple pie with rhubarb and strawberry sauce

Apple pie with rhubarb and strawberry sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 x 600g bought frozen apple pie
  • 500g (5 stalks) rhubarb, trimmed, cut in 2cm pieces
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1⁄2 cup caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 300g strawberries, fresh or frozen, halved
  • Ice-cream, to serve

Preparation method

1. Preheat oven to 190°C/170°C fan forced. Bake pie for 40 minutes as packet directs.

2. Meanwhile, place rhubarb and zest in a medium saucepan. Add 2 tablespoons water. Bring to a brisk simmer over moderate heat. Reduce heat to low; cook for 10 minutes, until tender and saucy. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and strawberries.

3. Serve warm pie in wedges with sauce and ice-cream.
To keep rhubarb crisp, discard leaves, wrap stalks in plastic wrap and store up to 1 week in the fridge.  

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