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Blueberry-Lime Yogurt

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Draining the yogurt results in a thick, rich texture. Fresh blueberries and lime are the perfect additions.


Blueberry-Lime Yogurt Recipe

Makes: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated lime zest, plus 4 strips lime zest for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Preparation

  1. Line a large sieve with cheesecloth or coffee filters and set it over a bowl; spoon in yogurt. Place in the refrigerator to drain for about 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine blueberries, grated lime zest, lime juice and sugar in a medium saucepan. Stir over medium heat until the berries are just beginning to break down and release their juices, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate.
  3. Just before serving, add the drained yogurt to the cooled berries and stir to combine. Garnish with strips of lime zest.

Tips & Notes

  • Reduced-fat yogurts usually have more calcium than milk because milk solids are added as a thickener.

Nutrition

Per serving: 226 calories; 3 g fat (2 g sat, 1 g mono); 9 mg cholesterol; 43 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein; 2 g fiber; 122 mg sodium; 174 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (32% daily value), Vitamin C (22% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 3

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 1/2 low-fat milk, 1/2 other carbohydrate



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Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
45 minutes or less
Servings
4
Meal/Course
Brunch
Dessert
Season
Spring
Summer
Fall
Type of Dish
Desserts, fruit
Ethnic/Regional
American

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