Line a 9-inch pie tin with half the pastry and sprinkle a little flour over it. Combine rhubarb, sugar, tapioca, lemon rind and salt and put in pastry shell. Dot with butter. Arrange a lattice of pastry strips on top. Bake in moderate 350 degrees F. oven for 1 hour. Tips on Rhubarb 1. Rhubarb has medicinal value. 2. It is astringent, cathartic and a fine tonic. 3. It is much used as a gentle laxative for infants. 4. Herb book from 1597 states: "Steeped with anise, rhubarb helps the jaundice and such like diseases.....It purifieth the blood and makes young wenches to look faire and cherry-like. 5. Many people freeze young pink rhubarb in the spring when it is at its best. Others can the strained rhubarb juice for a refreshing summer drink. Some make wine of it, and some make a tart sherbet or sweet conserve of it. Rhubarb has a hundred uses, and here are a few good ways to prepare it. 6. It is high in floride. NOTES : Notes: Simple, easy, and delicious. Posted to recipelu-digest by Nadia Canty
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (439g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1|
|Calories from Fat: 112 (29%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 12.5g||17 %|
|Saturated Fat 7.5g||38 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 3.2g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.9g|
|Cholesterol 30.5mg||9 %|
|Sodium 97.4mg||3 %|
|Potassium 1093.8mg||29 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 66.8g||20 %|
|Dietary Fiber 7.7g||31 %|
|Sugars, other 59.1g|
|Protein 5.5g||8 %|
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Calories per serving: 387
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