Lemon and Strawberry Tart

This super-simple lemon and strawberry tart is a delicious, light and fresh dessert that will WOW most everyone.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 4 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1 1/4
cups sugar
1/4
cup cornstarch
1 1/2
cups water
3
egg yolks, beaten
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/3
cup lemon juice
1
tablespoon butter
2
cups strawberries, sliced
2
tablespoons strawberry jam
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Bake pie crust as directed on box, using 9-inch glass pie plate or 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in water, stirring until smooth. Heat to boiling over medium heat; cook and stir 1 minute longer. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Quickly stir about 1/2 cup hot mixture into beaten egg yolks; mix well.
  • 4 Gradually stir egg mixture back into hot mixture. Stir in lemon peel and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add butter; stir until melted. Let stand 10 minutes. Carefully pour hot lemon filling into crust. Cool 2 hours at room temperature. Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.
  • 5 Heat jam in microwave 10 seconds; add to sliced strawberries, stirring gently to coat. Spoon strawberries evenly over top of tart, and serve. Cover and refrigerate any remaining tart.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    310
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    150mg
    150%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    54g
    54%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    36g
    36%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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 Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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