Good things come in small packages, especially these strawberry basil tarts.
Filled with Greek yogurt, ricotta, strawberries, and chopped basil, these tarts have an unbeatable (and delicious) combination of healthy ingredients. Each mini-tart provides less than 25 calories and provides protein, calcium, and vitamin C, while mini fillo shells help keep the carbs in check.
Nutrition Information (per 1 piece) Calories: 36; Protein: 2 grams; Fat: 1 grams; Carbs: 4 grams; Sugars: 2 grams
Recipe and photo by Judy Barbe, registered dietitian and author of Your 6-Week Guide to LiveBest, Simple Solutions for Fresh Food & Well-Being
Makes 12 servings
- 5 medium strawberries, cut into 1/4 dice
- 2 leaves fresh basil, chopped (about 2 tsp)
- 1/8 tsp lime zest
- 2 grinds fresh black pepper
- 1/2 cup plain Greek-style yogurt
- 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
- 2 Tbsp powdered sugar
- 12 prebaked mini fillo shells
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