Creamy Lime Mousse

Creamy Lime Mousse

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Thanks to the light sour cream and light dessert topping used in this citrus dessert recipe, the end result tastes rich and creamy but has only 85 calories and 5 grams of fat per serving.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 1 (4-serving size) package sugar-free lime-flavored gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • ½ teaspoon finely shredded lime peel
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 (8 ounce) carton light dairy sour cream
  • 1 cup frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed
  • ½ cup frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed (optional)
  • Lime peel curls or lime slices (optional)


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  1. In a large bowl, combine gelatin and the boiling water; stir about 2 minutes or until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in shredded lime peel and lime juice. Cool for 10 to 15 minutes or until cooled slightly but not set. Whisk in sour cream. Gently whisk in the 1 cup dessert topping. Pour into six 6- to 8-ounce stemmed dessert glasses. Cover with foil or plastic wrap and chill for 2 to 24 hours or until set.
  2. If desired, garnish with the ½ cup dessert topping and lime curls.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 112 calories; 9 g fat(2 g sat); 0 g fiber; 4 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 1 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 3 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 11 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 106 mg sodium; 56 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1½ fat, ½ medium-fat protein

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