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Strawberry Napoleons

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.

Southern Living JUNE 2006

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Grill: 4 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 156
  • Calories from fat: 7%
  • Fat: 1.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 5.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 33.1g
  • Fiber: 2.2g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 118mg
  • Calcium: 117mg
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