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Meyer Lemon Tart with Raspberry Thyme Sauce

A buttery and sweet crust made from shortbread cookies makes this tart unique. A simple recipe of lemon juice, eggs, and sugar creates an incredibly easy custard, and the raspberry and thyme sauce is the perfect finish. 

Ingredients

For the crust

  • 6 shortbread cookies, such as Walkers Pure Butter Shortbread
  • 6 raspberry shortbread cookies, such as Walkers Pure Butter Shortbread Raspberry Thins
  • 6 Tablespoons butter, melted

For the filling

  • 3/4 Cups freshly squeezed Meyer lemon juice
  • 3 Meyer lemons, zested
  • 1 1/3 Cup sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • Pinch of salt

For the sauce

  • 6 Ounces raspberries
  • 1/2 Teaspoon thyme
  • 2 Teaspoons sugar

Directions

For the crust

In a food processor, pulse the shortbreads until they are finely ground. Transfer to a bowl and add the melted butter. Mix together to coat the crushed shortbread, then press into the bottom of a tart pan. Transfer the pan to the refrigerator as you assemble the filling.

For the filling

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.

In a saucepan, whisk together the lemon juice, zest, sugar, eggs, and salt. Heat up over medium heat, and cook, continuing to whisk, until the mixture is thickened- about 12-15 minutes. Remove from heat and add the pats of butter 1 at a time, stirring to combine. Pour the lemon filling into the prepared tart pan, and bake until the curd is set- about 15-25 minutes. Let completely cool before cutting.

While allowing the tart to cool, make the sauce. 

For the sauce

In a small sauce pan, combine raspberries, thyme, and sugar, and heat over medium heat. Cook until raspberries have broken down, about 5-7 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer over a small bowl, using a spoon to push against the pulp to get all the juice out. Discard pulp.
Cut lemon tart into slices, and garnish with the raspberry-thyme sauce. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving316
Total Fat14g21%
Sugar38gN/A
Saturated7g35%
Cholesterol123mg41%
Protein5g9%
Carbs46g15%
Vitamin A117µg13%
Vitamin B120.3µg4.3%
Vitamin C26mg44%
Vitamin D0.7µg0.2%
Vitamin E1mg5%
Vitamin K4µg4%
Calcium32mg3%
Fiber2g9%
Folate (food)26µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)36µg9%
Folic acid5µgN/A
Iron1mg6%
Magnesium13mg3%
Monounsaturated4gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.5mg2.4%
Phosphorus73mg10%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium135mg4%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg10.4%
Sodium108mg5%
Sugars, added34gN/A
Trans0.4gN/A
Zinc0.5mg3.5%
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