Sit back and enjoy a serving of this fruity, tropical-inspired dessert. With only 97 calories, 17 grams of carbs and 2 grams of fat per serving, this double-mango mousse will fit deliciously into most diabetic meal plans.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

4 hrs 15 mins
15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium saucepan, combine mango nectar and unflavored gelatin; let stand 3 minutes to soften. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from heat.

  • Stir in lime juice and food coloring. Cover and chill about 2 hours or until mixture mounds, stirring occasionally. Lightly whisk in whipped topping until smooth.

  • Spoon mango mixture into eight dessert dishes or parfait glasses. Cover and chill about 2 hours or until set. Seed, peel and cut mango into thin strips; arrange mango strips atop mango mixture. If desired, garnish with mint leaves.

Nutrition Facts

1/3 cup mousse plus fruit
97 calories; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 16.7g; dietary fiber 0.5g; sugars 13.1g; fat 1.6g; saturated fat 1.6g; vitamin a iu 372.5IU; vitamin c 18mg; folate 4.8mcg; calcium 30.8mg; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 5.9mg; potassium 78.9mg; sodium 11.8mg.

1 other carbohydrate, 1 fruit