Phyllo Cluster Apple Tarts

Phyllo Cluster Apple Tarts 250 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Phyllo Cluster Apple Tarts 250

Use firm pie apples, such as Northern Spy, Ida red or Golden Delicious, for the best texture.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2004; Best Recipes Ever, weekdays at 3pm on CBC TV

Ingredients

  • 4 apples
  • 3 tablespoons liquid honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 3 sheets phyllo pastry
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons sliced almonds toasted

Method

Peel and slice apples. In large nonstick skillet, bring apples, 1/2 cup (125 mL) water, honey, cinnamon and lemon rind to simmer over medium heat; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 15 minutes. Let cool.

Lay 1 sheet of phyllo on work surface, keeping remainder covered with damp tea towel; brush lightly with oil. Repeat twice, using all but about 1 tsp (5 mL) of the oil. Using sharp knife, cut into quarters. Gently push each into large muffin cup, separating layers to ruffle edges.

Divide apple mixture among cups; sprinkle with almonds. Brush remaining oil over ruffled edges of phyllo. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until pastry is light golden, about 15 minutes. Let cool slightly on rack. Serve warm.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 91 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 265.0
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 43 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 7.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 7.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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