Diabetic Cooking

Mango ice

Preparation time: 30 minutes. Freezing time: at least 4 hours.
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Equal
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 2 cups chopped ripe mango
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 6 thin wedges of mango

Directions

Dissolve Equal in water and pour in blender with mango and lime juice; purée until smooth. Pour into a freezer tray and freeze for 2 hours or until slushy. Remove from freezer, pour into a mixing bowl, and beat well with an electric mixer for 3 minutes. Return to freezer tray and place in freezer for 2 hours, until firm. Let stand at room temperature for 10–15 minutes to soften slightly. Place in blender and purée until smooth. Spoon into sherbet glasses and garnish with mint and mango slice. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 63, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Sodium: 2 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 fruit. Carbohydrate choices: 1.


This recipe was developed by Sharon Palmer, a registered dietitian and freelance writer in Southern California.