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

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

3 hrs 35 mins
25 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a small saucepan, combine the cold water and lime juice; sprinkle gelatin over and let stand for 5 minutes to soften.

  • Meanwhile, in a food processor or blender, combine sugar, the 1/2 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.

  • 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.

  • Transfer mixture to a 1 1/2- 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.

  • 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(R) Granular, Equal(R) Spoonful or packets, or Sweet'N Low(R) bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 3/4 cup sugar. Nutrition per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 50 cal., 9 g carb

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup
101 calories; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 22.6g; dietary fiber 0.9g; sugars 21.2g; fat 0.3g; saturated fat 0.1g; cholesterol 0.3mg; vitamin a iu 41.1IU; vitamin c 15mg; folate 19.6mcg; calcium 22.8mg; iron 0.7mg; magnesium 11mg; potassium 188.8mg; sodium 22mg.

1 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 lean protein