Mango Melba Parfaits

This recipe is from the 1995 publication, The Simply Healthy Lowfat Cookbook. Preparation time does not include the 8 hours or more for the yogurt to be strained.

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directions

  • Set a fine-mesh sieve lined with dampened cheesecloth or white paper towl over a bowl, then spoon the yogurt in & strain in the refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight.
  • When strained, transfer the yogure to a large bowl & stir in 1/3 cup of the sugar & the vanilla extract.
  • In a small bowl, sprinkle the gelatin over the water & set aside to soften.
  • In a small saucepan, warm 1/2 cup of the mango puree over medium heat, then stir in half of the gelatin mixture & continue stirring for about 30 seconds to dissolve the gelatin.
  • Stir in the remaining mango puree & the lemon juice, before removing from the heat.
  • Transfer the mango mixture to a bowl set in a larger bowl of ice & water & chill, stirring frequently, until thickened & the mixture starts to mound.
  • Remove the bowl of thickened mango puree but keep the bowl of ice & water ready for the raspberry mixture.
  • Meanwhile, in another small saucepan, warm 1/2 cup of the raspberry puree with the remaining 1/3 cup of sugar. Stir in the remaining gelatin mixture & continue stirring for about 30 seconds to dissolve the gelatin.
  • Stir in the remaining raspberry puree, then transfer this raspberry mixture to a bowl & quick-chill it over the bowl of ice & water as was done with the mango mixture.
  • Divide & layer the mixtures among six 5-ounce parfait glasses, 1st layering the raspberry mixture then the mango & finally the thickened yogurt.
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"This recipe is from the 1995 publication, The Simply Healthy Lowfat Cookbook. Preparation time does not include the 8 hours or more for the yogurt to be strained."
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  1. Sydney Mike
    This recipe is from the 1995 publication, The Simply Healthy Lowfat Cookbook. Preparation time does not include the 8 hours or more for the yogurt to be strained.
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