Angel Meringue Pie

Recipe posted in: Snack
meringue

This light and airy Angel Meringue Pie will satisfy your sweet cravings without sacrificing your slim-down.

Featuring a few basic ingredients you may already have on hand, and a few simple steps to create, this meringue recipe is soon to be a staple in your dessert repertoire.

Phase: Phase 2, Phase 3

Servings: 4

Nutrition Information

  • 0.5 Lean Protein
  • 3 Extras

Ingredients:

  • 5 egg whites, at room temperature 2 tablespoons finely ground walnuts 1 cup low-fat frozen whipped topping, thawed Fresh strawberries, sliced, for garnish Mint sprigs, for garnish
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons finely ground walnuts
  • 1 cup low-fat frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Fresh strawberries, sliced, for garnish
  • Mint sprigs, for garnish

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 275°F
  2. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and coat the parchment paper with cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer on high speed, beat the egg whites and salt until soft peaks form. Gradually sprinkle in the cream of tartar and then the confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the vanilla extract and beat until shiny peaks form. Fold in the walnuts. Form the mixture into a 7" circle on the parchment paper.
  4. Form the mixture into a 7" circle on the parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 1 hour, or until light golden. Turn off the oven and let the meringue cool with the door open. Remove from the parchment and store in an airtight container or place on a serving plate. Top with the whipped topping and garnish with the strawberries and mint.