1 c All-purpose flour
1/8 ts Salt
1/4 c Margarine
Chilled and cut into small
3 tb Cold water
1 1/2 c Silken tofu; pressed and
1/2 c Sugar or other sweetener
1 ts Vanilla extract
1 tb Safflower oil
2 c Sliced fresh strawberries
OR other fresh berries
1/2 c Fruit-sweetened strawberry
DAIRY~ FREE 8 SERVINGS VEGAN
Silken tofu replaces cream cheese in this delicious dairy-free tart. The
pie may be topped with small whole strawberries instead of sliced ones or
with other sliced or whole fresh berries.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In food processor, combine flour and salt and
pulse to mix. Add margarine and process until mixture resembles coarse
crumbs. With machine running, add water 1 tablespoon at a time and process
until dough forms a ball. Turn dough out onto lightly floured work surface.
Using a rolling pin, roll dough into a 10-inch circle. Line 9-inch tart pan
with dough. Prick bottom of pastry several times with fork. Bake until just
lightly browned, 10 minutes. Remove to wire rack and set aside.
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Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees. In food processor, combine tofu,
sugar and vanilla and process until well blended. Pour mixture into baked
crust. Bake until tofu mixture is set, about 30 minutes. Remove to wire
rack to cool. To serve, arrange strawberry slices on top of pie in a
circular pattern until entire surface is covered. Puree preserves in a
blender or food processor and brush over strawberries. Chill at least 1
hour before cutting into wedges and serving.
PER SERVING: 215 CAL.; 2G PROT.; 8G TOTAL FAT (1G SAT. FAT); 35G CARB.; 0
CHOL.; 131MG SOD.; 2G FIBER.