Strawberry Napoleons

Strawberry Napoleons Recipe
A Napoleon is a classic layered dessert of puff pastry with a sweet cream filling. For this easy, low-fat version, grill sheets of phyllo dough, and layer them with fresh strawberries and a honey-sweetened yogurt sauce.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Grill: 4 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 156
Caloriesfromfat 7 %
Fat 1.2 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 0.4 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 5.3 g
Carbohydrate 33.1 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 118 mg
Calcium 117 mg


2 (5.3-oz.) containers plain fat-free yogurt
3 tablespoons honey
1 (16-oz.) container fresh strawberries, sliced
2 tablespoons sugar
4 frozen phyllo sheets, thawed
Vegetable cooking spray
1 teaspoon sugar
Garnishes: mint sprigs, whole strawberries


1. Stir together yogurt and honey; cover and chill yogurt sauce until ready to serve.

2. Combine strawberries and 2 Tbsp. sugar; cover and chill until ready to serve.

3. Place 1 phyllo sheet on a flat work surface. Coat with cooking spray, and sprinkle evenly with 1/4 tsp. sugar. Top with 1 phyllo sheet; coat again with cooking spray, and sprinkle with 1/4 tsp. sugar. Cut phyllo stack into thirds lengthwise; cut each in half, creating 6 even rectangular stacks. Repeat procedure with remaining phyllo sheets, cooking spray, and 1/2 tsp. sugar.

4. Grill phyllo stacks, without grill lid, over medium-low heat (300° to 350°) 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.

5. Place 1 grilled phyllo stack on each of 6 serving plates; top evenly with half of strawberry slices. Drizzle evenly with half of yogurt sauce. Top each with 1 grilled phyllo stack. Top evenly with remaining strawberry slices and yogurt sauce. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.


June 2006
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