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healthy recipe: tarte au citron a.k.a lemon tart

While on this diet, I have a difficult time satisfying my sweet tooth, so since I love lemons and it’s considered an approved fruit to consume while dieting, I decided to search here  for a tart (again my favorite) recipe made with lemons or citron (God, I love the French word for it). Here it goes: One 9-inch (23 cm) tart This makes a modest, but very tasty lemony layer. If you want more filling, feel free to double the recipe; any filling that you don’t use can be spread on toast, fresh biscuits, or scones. You could substitute fresh lime juice for the lemon and if you have Meyer lemons, reduce the sugar to 1/3 cup (65g). You can use a favorite tart dough recipe, or the one I’ve linked to. 1/2 cup (125 ml) freshly-squeezed lemon juice grated zest of one lemon, preferably unsprayed 1/2 cup (100 g) sugar 6 tablespoons (85 g) butter, salted or unsalted, cut into bits 2 large eggs 2 large egg yolks One pre-baked 9-inch (23 cm) tart shell …