Honeydew-Mojito Sherbet

Honeydew-Mojito Sherbet

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

This may look like a frozen mojita, but it's a non-alcoholic, lime- and melon-flavored frozen dessert.

Ingredients 10 servings

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  • ¼ cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel (set aside)
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • ¾ cup sugar (see Tip)
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves
  • ½ of a medium honeydew melon, peeled, seeded and cubed (4 cups)
  • ¼ cup low-fat Greek-style yogurt
  • Fresh mint leaves (optional)

Preparation

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  1. In a small saucepan, combine the cold water and lime juice; sprinkle gelatin over and let stand for 5 minutes to soften.
  2. Meanwhile, in a food processor or blender, combine sugar, the ½ cup mint leaves and the lime peel. Cover and process or blend until mint is finely chopped. Add cubed honeydew (half at a time if necessary) and yogurt; cover and process or blend until smooth.
  3. Cook and stir gelatin mixture over medium-low heat until gelatin is dissolved. Add gelatin mixture to honeydew mixture; cover and process or blend for 1 minute.
  4. Transfer mixture to a 1½- to 2-quart ice cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's directions. Spoon into an airtight freezer container; cover and freeze for 3 to 4 hours or until firm.
  5. To serve, let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes. If desired, garnish with additional fresh mint leaves.
  • Tip: If using a sugar substitute, choose from Splenda® Granular, Equal® Spoonful or packets, or Sweet'N Low® bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to ¾ cup sugar. Nutrition per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 50 cal., 9 g carb

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 101 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 23 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 20 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 21 g sugars; 41 IU vitamin A; 15 mg vitamin C; 23 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 22 mg sodium; 189 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (25% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, ½ fruit, ½ lean protein

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