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Meyer Lemon and Strawberry Tart

  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 4 hr 0 min
  • Servings 8

Enjoy this easy Meyer lemon and strawberry tart for a delicious fresh dessert. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Crust

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box

Meyer Lemon Filling

1
cup sugar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups water
3
egg yolks, beaten
1
tablespoon grated Meyer lemon peel
1/3
cup Meyer lemon juice
1
tablespoon butter or margarine

Topping

3
cups fresh strawberries, sliced

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Bake pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom or 9-inch glass pie plate. Cool on cooling rack 15 minutes.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar, cornstarch and flour. Gradually stir in water, stirring until smooth. Heat to boiling over medium heat; cook and stir 1 minute longer. Remove from heat. Quickly stir about 1/2 cup hot mixture into beaten egg yolks; mix well. Gradually stir egg mixture back into hot mixture. Stir in lemon peel and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add butter; stir until melted. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Carefully pour hot lemon filling in crust. Cool 2 hours; top with strawberry slices. Refrigerate until serving time. Remove side of pan. Cover and refrigerate any remaining tart.

Expert Tips

  • Meyer lemons are slightly sweeter and less acidic than more common varieties.
  • Because the crust will sometimes puff a little in the middle during baking, pricking it again after baking helps "deflate" the puffing. One or two pokes with a fork should do the trick!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
115mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
46g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
28g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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