6 Dishes That Slash 1,000 Calories Off Your Meal
Apple Phyllo TartServe Flaky Apple Phyllo Tart and Frozen Yogurt...
...instead of apple pie and ice cream
Phyllo dough satisfies your flaky-piecrust craving without all the saturated and trans fat of a regular crust.
Calories saved: 340
Grams of fat saved: 25 (8g saturated)
Makes: 6 servings
- 3 full sheets phyllo dough
- 3 1/2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 4 large apples (2 Granny Smith, 2 red), cored, halved, cut into 1/8-inch slices
- 1 1/2 cups low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt
- Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
- On a flat surface, stack phyllo sheets, lightly coating the top of each with butter-flavored cooking spray. Cut in half; put one half on top of the other to form a stack of 6 layers. Cut into 6 portions (about 4 1/2 inches square).
- Bake for 10 minutes, or until golden brown. Allow to cool on pan on rack. Preheat oven to broil.
- Mix sugar and cinnamon in bowl; set aside.
- Arrange apple slices in two 9-by-13-inch baking pans. Lightly coat slices with cooking spray. Broil for 1 minute. Stir. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Broil for about 1 minute.
- To serve, top each phyllo stack with apple mixture and frozen yogurt.
Per serving: 200 calories, 3g protein, 44g carbohydrate, 2g fat (1g saturated), 4g fiber.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, December 2006.
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