5 May 2012

Tortilla peach pie

I recently came across a Weight Watchers recipe for quiche using a flour tortilla for the crust. I will blog that recipe soon, but in the meantime it inspired me to make a fruit pie with a tortilla crust.

I tried out my idea today. First, I took an 8-inch flour tortilla and pressed into into a little pie dish:

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I used a tiny bit of water and a pastry brush to lightly dampen the tortilla ...

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... so that a light dusting of cinnamon sugar would stick to it:

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I baked it for about 10 minutes to melt the sugar a little and make the tortilla a bit crispy.

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In the meantime, I mixed together a tablespoon of flour and a quarter teaspoon each of cinnamon and nutmeg.

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I drained and rinsed a tin of peaches and chopped them into squares and added them, along with a teaspoon of lemon juice, to the flour mixture and stirred to coat.

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I dumped the peach mixture into the tortilla and gave it another light dusting of cinnamon sugar ...

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... and put it back in the oven for about 20 minutes, then took it out and left it to cool a little before slicing.

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The verdict? Delicious!! And only 6 Weight Watchers ProPoints / Points Plus for the entire thing. Okay, so it's not traditional peach pie but it's a great cheat. My favourite bits are the crisp and crunchy edges of the tortilla. I plan to try it with apples too. Will you try it?

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6 comments:

  1. Fab idea. I have an intolerance to milk so this is a great.

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  2. That looks delicious xxx

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  3. What a great idea! I might be trying that! Thank you. Jude.x

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  5. I will be trying x

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  6. That's AWESOME!

    Ter ;)

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