Easy Summer Fruit Galette

summer fruit tart

Sweets | July 10, 2017 | By

It’s summer, can you feel the heat? We wanted to share this beautiful, rustic, easy-peasy fruit galette recipe for your next outdoor party. It’s not an Asian dessert but it’s beyond simple and so tasty! The inspiration behind this yummy dessert? Gorgeous fresh berries and peaches at our local farmer’s market. You can use ready-made pie crust like we did, or make yours from scratch! Not a big dessert maker or a baker? Pinky swear, this really was a cinch to make! Top it off with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a sprig of mint and you’ve got the perfect bite! Thanks to gimmesomeoven.com for sharing your terrific version of this recipe!

summer fruit tartThis gorgeous fruit galette has natural sweetness from the fresh fruit, and is so easy to make! Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top…YUM!

peaches berriesFarmers market peaches, blueberries and blackberries are so delish in this dessert recipe!

Beautiful summer fruit is always the way to go when making a galette. Try this at home!

Easy Summer Fruit Galette
 
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Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust (9-inch)
  • 3 fresh peaches, pitted and sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh blueberries
  • ¼ cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Fresh mint for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Unfold pie crust on a baking sheet or baking stone. Slightly roll out edges.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, blend the fruit with cornstarch, 1 tablespoon sugar, and cinnamon. Pour mixture into the middle of the pie crust, leaving a 2-inch border. Fold up the border over the edge of the fruit and pinch the pleats. Brush the egg wash onto the pie crust and sprinkle remaining sugar on top of crust and fruit.
  3. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until crust is lightly brown and fruit is bubbling. Cover edges of crust with aluminum foil if to brown while allowing fruit to cook thoroughly. Serve warm topped with vanilla ice cream.
Notes
Notes: Any fresh summer fruit will work with this recipe.
Adapted from: www.gimmesomeoven.com

If you liked this recipe, try our Pumpkin Manju Sweets

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Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

This recipe was inspired by Giada De Laurentiis, one of my food heroes on Food Network. I started making this awesome dish a few years ago. Most Thai restaurants serve this as a starter, called “larb,” but I find that it’s super healthy as a main dish also — think lettuce wraps from Cheesecake Factory, only way better! These babies are full of flavor and make great leftovers. Aromatic mint is the key ingredient here. You can also substitute the turkey for pork or beef. I prefer ground turkey or chicken to keep it low-cal. Forever watching my girlish figure!

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
For the dressing
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice (from about 4 limes)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 large lemon)
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoons honey
For the filling
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • ½ medium red onion, diced
  • 3 small shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 4-inch piece lemongrass, minced
  • 1 Thai chile pepper or serrano chile, stemmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 small can water chestnuts, chopped
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • ½ cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • ¼ cup fresh basil or Thai basil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 head butter lettuce or savoy cabbage (light green leaves only), leaves separated
  • Chopped peanuts
  • Optional: sticky white or brown rice, for serving
  • Lime wedges
Instructions
  1. Make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, lemon juice, fish sauce, soy sauce, and honey. Set aside.
  2. For the filling: In a large skillet or wok, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion, shallots, lemongrass, chile pepper, and water chestnuts. Cook about 5 minutes until fragrant. Add the ground turkey, breaking it up with the back of a wooden spoon or spatula. Cook until the meat and vegetables are cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add the dressing to the pan and cook 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the mint and basil. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
  3. Forming a cup with the lettuce leaves, place a spoonful of the turkey mixture into a lettuce cup and top with chopped peanuts and extra basil. Squeeze lime juice over lettuce cups. Serve with sticky rice, if desired.

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