Lemon Mousse With Strawberries

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  • prep 15 min    cook 5 min
  • serves 8

This cloud-light lemon dessert makes a festive finish for a gala meal.


  • 1 pint strawberries
  • 1 packet unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-light olive oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/3 cups plain fat-free yogurt

    How to make it  20 minutes

  • 1

    Core strawberries and slice thickly.

  • 2

    Sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup cold water in small bowl. Let stand 5 minutes to soften.

  • 3

    Whisk together remaining 1/4 cup water, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice, oil, and egg in medium saucepan until well combined. Cook over low heat, whisking constantly, until mixture is hot, about 5 minutes. Whisk in softened gelatin and cook, whisking constantly, until gelatin has dissolved, about 1 minute.

  • 4

    Remove from heat, transfer to medium bowl, and cool to room temperature, whisking occasionally. Whisk in yogurt. Alternately layer strawberries and lemon mousse in 8 dessert bowls and chill until set, about 3 hours.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 132
  • Fat: 2.5g
  • Saturated Fat: .5g
  • Cholesterol: 27mg
  • Sodium: 33mg
  • Carbs: 26g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g

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