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Strawberry Meringue Gratin

All You JULY 2008

  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Cost Per Serving:$.35

Ingredients

  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, stemmed and sliced thin
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°F. Arrange strawberries in an even layer in a 9-inch pie plate.

Whip egg whites in a very clean, perfectly dry bowl with an electric mixer until foamy. Add cream of tartar and beat until peaks form. With mixer running, add sugar in a slow, steady stream. Continue to whip egg whites until peaks are stiff and glossy, but not dry. Be careful not to overwhip whites. Gently fold in vanilla with a rubber spatula (see Tip Strip, left, for more detailed information on making meringue). Carefully spoon meringue over strawberries and gently spread evenly with a rubber spatula, making sure meringue touches edges of pie plate.

Bake until meringue is golden brown and berries are juicy, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 57
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 19mg
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