Summer is the season of indulgence, and what better way to indulge than with a delicious slice of key lime pie? But for those who are watching their waistlines, it can be tough to find a recipe that doesn’t pack on the pounds. That’s where our diet key lime pie recipe comes in!
This recipe is the perfect balance of sweet and tangy, with a light and fluffy texture that will leave you feeling satisfied without the guilt. Here’s what you’ll need:
– 1 ½ cups of graham cracker crumbs
– ½ cup of granulated sugar
– ⅓ cup of melted butter
– 1 package of sugar-free lime gelatin
– 1 cup of boiling water
– 1 cup of cold water
– 1 container of fat-free whipped topping
– 1 lime, sliced for garnish
1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, granulated sugar, and melted butter. Mix until well combined.
3. Press the mixture into a 9-inch pie dish, making sure to spread it evenly across the bottom and up the sides.
4. Bake the crust for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
5. In a separate mixing bowl, dissolve the lime gelatin in the boiling water.
6. Add the cold water to the mixture and stir until well combined.
7. Chill the mixture in the fridge for 10-15 minutes or until it starts to thicken.
8. Once the gelatin has thickened, fold in the whipped topping until well combined.
9. Pour the mixture into the prepared crust and smooth out the top.
10. Chill the pie in the fridge for at least 2 hours or until set.
11. When you’re ready to serve, garnish the top of the pie with slices of lime.
And that’s it! This diet key lime pie recipe is the perfect way to indulge in the flavors of summer without sacrificing your healthy eating habits. So go ahead and treat yourself to a slice (or two) – you deserve it!