Kataifi with Candied Pumpkin and Yogurt


epicurious
60 mins (prep 45)
15 ingredients
makes 12 servings
A refreshing way to finish the meal, this Greek-inspired dessert features kataifi, a seductively crisp, light Middle Eastern dough.

Categories:  winter , greek , fall ,
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups plain yogurt (14 ounces; not nonfat)
  • 1 cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoons mild honey
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 (3- by 1/2-inch) strips fresh lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 3/4 pounds sugar pumpkin or butternut squash, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (4 cups)
  • 3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 pounds kataifi (shredded phyllo dough) from a 1-pound box, thawed
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds (2 ounces), coarsely chopped
  • special equipment: a nonstick muffin tin with 12 (1/2-cup) muffin cups

Nutrition

Serving Size (114.62 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 59.22 Calories from Fat 0.63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.07g 1.25%
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.86%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 4.35mg 2.17%
Total Carbohydrate 15.41g 61.63%
Dietary Fiber 1.38 g 66.38%
Sugars 9.03 g %
Protein 0.67g 16.07%
Vitamin A 7032.06IU% Vitamin C 13.9mg%
Calcium 34.16mg% Iron 0.48mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
plain yogurt, plus, mild, fresh lemon juice, or, sugar pumpkin, confectioners sugar, sliced almonds, a, special equipment
 

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