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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

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Comments

RecipeDiva
Key Largo, United States
 over 7 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!

, Australia
 about 1 year ago

Hi there, i have read this recipe and im not understanding the filo cut outs. you say cut the 2 filo pastries into 4 equal parts stack two of them together to get 24 sheets. if you put the 2 filo pastries tog. and cut into 4 you only get 8. could you please explain this to me a bit more clearly. thank you.

Thanks for your comment! Sorry for the confusion. What I meant was two 4-sheet phyllo pastry not 24 sheets. Hope this helps and happy baking :)

happyzhangbo
Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 about 1 year ago
Stroud, United Kingdom
 11 months ago

Can these be frozen?

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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