Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
1/3 cup lime juice
1 envelope unflavored gelatin (2 teaspoons)
1 teaspoon grated lime peel
1/2 cup fat-free sweetened condensed milk (from 14-oz can)
2 drops green food color, if desired
1 drop yellow food color, if desired
4 cups frozen (thawed) fat-free whipped topping (from 12-oz container)
1 graham cracker crumb crust (6 oz)
2 thin lime slices, cut into quarters, if desired
1. In 1-quart saucepan, place lime juice; sprinkle with gelatin. Let stand 1 minute to soften. Heat over medium heat about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Stir in lime peel.
2. In medium bowl, mix condensed milk and food colors. Stir in lime juice mixture. Using rubber spatula, fold in all but 1/4 cup of the whipped topping. Spread in pie crust, smoothing top. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours or until firm.
3. Before serving, garnish pie with remaining 1/4 cup whipped topping and lime slices.