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Meyer Lemon and Strawberry Tart

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  • 60 min prep time
  • 4 hr 0 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Enjoy this easy Meyer lemon and strawberry tart for a delicious fresh dessert.

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

  • 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.
  • 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 INFORMATION PER SERVING

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%
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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