Grapefruit Tart

Top grapefruit sections on cookies crust for a luscious tart – perfect for dessert.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 3 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Crust

1
package (5.3 oz) shortbread cookies, crushed (about 1 1/3 cups)
3
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons butter, melted

Filling

1/2
cup sugar
6
tablespoons cornstarch
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
cups fresh red grapefruit juice
4
egg yolks
3
tablespoons butter
2
teaspoons grated red grapefruit peel
3
red grapefruit, peeled, sectioned
2
tablespoons sugar

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square tart pan with removable bottom with cooking spray. Mix crust ingredients. Press lightly into pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.
  • 2 In heavy saucepan, mix 1/2 cup sugar, the cornstarch and salt. Stir in juice and yolks with whisk. Cook over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Remove from heat; stir in 3 tablespoons butter and the grapefruit peel. Pour filling into baked crust. Cover surface of filling directly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • 3 Place grapefruit sections in large glass bowl; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar. Refrigerate. Before serving, drain grapefruit. Arrange segments on filling.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square tart pan with removable bottom with cooking spray. Mix crust ingredients. Press lightly into pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.
  • 2 In heavy saucepan, mix 1/2 cup sugar, the cornstarch and salt. Stir in juice and yolks with whisk. Cook over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Remove from heat; stir in 3 tablespoons butter and the grapefruit peel. Pour filling into baked crust. Cover surface of filling directly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • 3 Place grapefruit sections in large glass bowl; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar. Refrigerate. Before serving, drain grapefruit. Arrange segments on filling.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
361
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Sodium
187mg
187%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.