Lemon Mousse With Strawberries

Guilt-free dessert that tastes great!

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”15 min” cook_time=”5 min” serves=”8″ details=”” ]

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

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]

  • 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


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”20 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Core strawberries and slice thickly.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup cold water in small bowl. Let stand 5 minutes to soften.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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.[/step-item]


[nutrition-info calories=”132″ calories_fat=”” fat=”2.5g” sat_fat=”.5g” choles=”27mg” sodium=”33mg” carbs=”26g” sugars=”” protein=”3g” fiber=”1g”]


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Originally Published in Reader's Digest