Early Morning Lemon Parfaits

Early Morning Lemon Parfaits

Early Morning Lemon Parfaits
For those who don't know, a traditional parfait consists of layers of ice cream, syrup and whipped cream. This one kicks it up a notch by adding couscous.
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6 servings

Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • Dash salt
  • 1/3 cup couscous
  • 1/2 cup lemon low-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup reduced-calorie dairy sour cream
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1/4 tsp. finely shredded lemon peel
  • 3 cups assorted fruit, such as sliced strawberries, kiwifruit, nectarine, or star fruit; and/or blueberries or raspberries
  • Chopped crystallized ginger
  • Fresh mint

  • Methods/steps
    1. In a medium saucepan bring the milk and salt to boiling; stir in the couscous. Simmer, covered, for 1 minute. Remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Stir with a fork until fluffy. Cool.
    2. In a small bowl combine the yogurt, sour cream, honey, and lemon peel; stir into the couscous. In another bowl combine desired fruit.
    3. To serve, divide half of the fruit mixture among 6 parfait glasses. Spoon couscous mixture over fruit; top with remaining fruit. If desired, garnish with chopped crystallized ginger and mint.

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