Key limes grow mainly in Florida and are yellowish green in color rather than deep green like Persian limes.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

10 mins
2 hrs 10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare the filling: In a small bowl, gradually whisk together sweetened condensed milk, finely shredded lime peel, lime juice, and, if desired, food coloring. Cover and chill about 2 hours or until mixture mounds slightly.

  • Spoon thickened filling into phyllo dough shells (about 1 tablespoon per shell). If desired, top tarts with dessert topping and quartered lime wedges.


Tip: To get 1/2 cup lime juice, squeeze 10 to 12 Key limes or 4 to 6 Persian limes. Or use bottled Key lime juice.

To make ahead: Prepare as directed, except do not top with dessert topping or lime wedges. Cover and chill filled tarts for up to 8 hours. If desired, top tarts with dessert topping and lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

70 calories; protein 1.8g 4% DV; carbohydrates 13g 4% DV; dietary fiberg; sugars 0.1g; fat 1g 2% DV; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 2.6IU; vitamin c 1.6mg 3% DV; folate 0.4mcg; calcium 50.9mg 5% DV; iron 0.2mg 1% DV; magnesium 0.4mg; potassium 6.1mg; sodium 10.1mg.