Black pepper gives sweet strawberries a kick in this free-form tart. Expect some of the strawberry juices to ooze over the top of the crust while baking.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, June/July 2006


Recipe Summary

1 hr 15 mins
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  • Prepare Crust for Two.

  • Place parchment paper or a silicone baking mat on a work surface, dust with flour and turn the dough out onto it. Dust the dough with flour and roll into a rough 9-inch circle, dusting with flour as necessary to prevent sticking. Transfer paper or mat and the crust to a baking sheet.

  • Toss strawberries with sugar, 1 teaspoon flour, cornstarch, pepper and salt in a medium bowl. Mound the strawberry mixture in the center of the crust, leaving about a 2-inch border around the outside. Pick up the edges of the crust using a spatula and fold over the berries. (The crust will not meet in the center.)

  • Bake the tart until the crust is lightly browned and the filling is bubbling, 40 to 42 minutes. Let cool on the baking sheet for 15 minutes before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

312 calories; protein 4.1g; carbohydrates 44.5g; dietary fiber 4.6g; sugars 16.8g; fat 13.6g; saturated fat 4.2g; cholesterol 15.3mg; vitamin a iu 195.5IU; vitamin c 73.2mg; folate 30.2mcg; calcium 26.8mg; iron 1.3mg; magnesium 20.8mg; potassium 216.8mg; sodium 220.7mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

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Rating: 4 stars
Using the black pepper just made the tart hot tasting. If I made this again I would omit the pepper and add more sugar. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This is an awesome tart that I've been making for at least 10 years in strawberry season! It never fails is the perfect sweetness (as are most EatingWell deserts) with the nice little black pepper bite that seems to accentuate the sweetness of the berries. Read More