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Strawberry and Almond Phyllo Tart

 
Strawberry and Almond Phyllo Tart
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Fresh strawberries, nutty almond, and crispy phyllo pastry make this delicious tart and it's also very light. An ideal dessert to end the meal.

Yield

2

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

40

min

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

½ cup almonds
finely ground
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon butter
1 large eggs
2 phyllo (filo) pastry sheets
thawed
*
2 cups strawberries
freshly sliced
1 tablespoon maple syrup
or sugar

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375℉ (190℃).

In a food processor, add the almonds, flour, brown sugar and butter. Process until the almonds are finely ground and the mixture is well mixed. Stir in the egg until well blended. Set aside.

Place one phyllo pastry onto a cutting board or working surface. Coat with some cooking spray or brush with some melted butter.

Lay the second sheet over, and brush with more butter or coat with more cooking spray. Cut the 2 phyllo pastries into 4 equal parts. Stack two of them together to get 2 4-sheet pastry rectangular.

Spread half of the almond mixture evenly on each of the pastry, leaving about 1-inch border. Arrange the strawberry slices over the almond mixture.

Fold the edges to form two open packages. Drizzle with maple syrup or sprinkle sugar over each tart.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until the pastries are golden and start to become brown. Serve warm or at room temperature with maple syrup if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+2

almost 6 years

This recipe is almost as same as the plum tart recipe. As you saw, instead of plums, I used freshly sliced strawberries, and instead of rolling the edges of the phyllo dough, this time I folded the phyllo. Crispy and fruity. You can use the same way to make all kinds of desserts, just simply slice some fruits, and arrange them neatly and nicely over the ground almond mixture that's spread onto the phyllo dough. It's quick, easy, tasty and very light.

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Comments

RecipeDiva
Key Largo, United States
 over 5 years ago

this sounds delicious! But in my opinion I would not ruin it with maple syrup, I'd use just a little sugar. Maple syrup is for pancakes, etc. and nothing else. lol LOL!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 253g (8.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 38149% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 121mg 40%
Sodium 84mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 15%
Dietary Fiber 6g 25%
Sugars g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 163%
Calcium 12% Iron 16%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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