Tangy Grapefruit Tart


Start with a purchased crust, then fill it with a luscious grapefruit curd and top things off with toasted coconut and chopped pistachios.

Tangy Grapefruit Tart
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
5 mins
Cool Time:
30 mins
Chill Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 5 mins


  • 1 purchased graham cracker crumb pie shell

  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • 3 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1 ½ cup grapefruit juice

  • 3 egg yolks

  • 6 tablespoon butter, cut up

  • 1 drop red food coloring

  • ¼ cup toasted coconut

  • 2 tablespoon chopped dry roasted pistachio nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly brush crust with egg white. Bake for 5 minutes or until lightly browned; set aside to cool. In a medium saucepan stir together the sugar and cornstarch. Add the juice; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Gradually whisk half of the mixture into the egg yolks. Return mixture to saucepan. Cook and stir constantly until mixture boils gently. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Add butter and stir until melted. Stir in food coloring. Pour mixture into prepared crust. Cover loosely and chill for 4 to 6 hours or until set. Top with coconut and pistachios.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

262 Calories
14g Fat
34g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 262
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 170mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 14.1mg 71%
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Potassium 97mg 2%
Folate, total 12.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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