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Strawberry Meringue Tart

 Strawberry Meringue Tart
I got this strawberry tart recipe from a girlfriend and made a few minor changes to make it less fattening. It's a beautiful, delicious dessert that will charm your guests! —Karen Grant, Tulare, California
10 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 55 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup marshmallow creme
  • 1 cup reduced-fat whipped topping
  • 5 cups fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1/4 cup strawberry glaze

Directions

  • Line a large pizza pan with parchment paper; set aside. In a large
  • bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar on medium speed until soft
  • peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on
  • high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  • Spread into a 10-in. circle on prepared pan, forming a shallow well
  • in the center. Bake at 225° for 45-55 minutes or until set and
  • lightly browned. Turn oven off; leave meringue in oven for 1 to
  • 1-1/4 hours.
  • For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners'
  • sugar until smooth. Beat in marshmallow creme. Fold in whipped
  • topping. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Just before serving, spread filling into meringue shell. Top with

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Strawberry Meringue Tart (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • strawberries. Drizzle with glaze. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 196 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 123 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.