Fig and Walnut Yogurt Tarts

Fig and Walnut Yogurt Tarts
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Source: Diabetes Superfoods Cookbook and Meal Planner . Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mittera.

These beautiful yet simple tarts can be served as an appetizer, snack, or light dessert. If you can't find figs, other fruit like apple, pear, or berries would also work.

Find this recipe and more in The Diabetes Superfoods Cookbook and Meal Planner. To order directly from the American Diabetes Association, click here


  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 tarts
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 tarts
  • Amount per serving Calories 130

  • Total Fat 7g
    • Saturated Fat 1.7g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 60mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
    • Total Sugars 8g
  • Protein 4g
  • Potassium 150mg
  • Phosphorus 65mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 1/2 Fruit, 1 1/2 Fat



  • crumbled goat cheese
    1 oz
  • nonfat, plain Greek yogurt
    1/4 cup
  • freshly squeezed orange or clementine juice
    2 tbsp
  • mini phyllo dough shells
  • fresh mint (each cut into 3 pieces)
    4 leaves
  • walnut halves
  • large fresh figs (each cut into 3 pieces)


  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine goat cheese, yogurt, and orange juice together.

  2. Fill each phyllo shell with 1 tbsp of cheese mixture. Top each with 1 piece of mint leaf, a walnut half, and a fig piece. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.