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Summer Desserts: Honeyed Yogurt & Blueberry Tart with Ginger Crust

Here is a delicious (and healthy) blueberry tart recipe.

I made a few modification partly because of the ingredients I had on hand and partly because I thought it would taste good!

I only had whole wheat graham crackers on hand so I doubled the amount of sugar.  I probably should have increased the butter a tad too because these graham crackers were even lower fat than the typical graham crackers and the crust didn’t bind together as well as I would have liked.

I also added 1 to 2 tablespoons of lemon curd to the yogurt mixture which gave the filling a nice tart flavor!

Based on the fact the whole tart was eaten, I think it was a hit!

Honeyed Yogurt & Blueberry Tart with Ginger Crust
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10 whole graham crackers, broken into pieces, or 1 1/2 cups plus 2 1/2 tablespoons of crumbs
1/4 cup crystallized ginger, finely chopped
1 tablespoon sugar
Pinch of salt
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 large egg white
2 cups Greek-style nonfat yogurt, drained overnight
2 tablespoons honey
1 1/2 cups blueberries (9 ounces)

Preheat the oven to 350°. Spray a 14-by-4 1/2-inch rectangular fluted tart pan with a removable bottom with cooking spray. In a food processor, pulse the graham crackers with the crystallized ginger, sugar and salt until finely ground. Add the butter and egg white and pulse until the crumbs are evenly coated. Press the crumbs evenly over the bottom and up the sides of the tart pan. Bake for about 20 minutes, until the crust is lightly browned. Let the crust cool completely.

In a medium bowl, mix the drained yogurt with the honey. Spread the yogurt in the crust and arrange the blueberries over the surface of the yogurt. Cut the tart in slices and serve.

The baked crust can be wrapped in plastic and kept at room temperature overnight.

 

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