Strawberry and Almond Tarts

These special strawberry filo pastry tarts are a real treat for the summer months. Enjoy!

Serves:4 Prep time:20 min Cook time:10 min Difficulty: Moderate

Ingredients 

4 sheets Filo Pastry (defrosted if frozen)
5 sprays Calorie controlled cooking spray
1g Egg whites, raw
1 tablespoons Artificial sweetener, powdered
25g Almonds, ground
150g Strawberries, sliced
15g Almonds, flaked
1 teaspoon Icing Sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5/190°C/fan oven 170°C.
  2. Cut the pile of filo pastry sheets into four 10cm (4 inch) squares. Spraying each separate piece with low fat cooking spray, layer them into four deep bun tins or muffin tins.
  3. Lightly beat the egg white until frothy, then add the sweetener and ground almonds. Share between the filo pastry tarts. Bake for 8-10 minutes until light golden brown. Cool.
  4. Fill each filo pastry case with sliced strawberries. Share the flaked almonds between them, then serve, sprinkled with icing sugar.