Quick Lemon Mousse with Basil and Blueberries

Quick Lemon Mousse with Basil and Blueberries

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 89.6
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 11.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 3.4 g

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Introduction

This mousse takes only 15 minutes to prepare and can easily be made in advance. It's a perfect light dessert to top off a rich meal. This mousse takes only 15 minutes to prepare and can easily be made in advance. It's a perfect light dessert to top off a rich meal.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    3 tablespoons white chocolate chips
    2/3 cup Cool Whip or other reduced calorie whipped topping
    1/2 cup plain Greek-style nonfat yogurt
    1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
    1/2 cup blueberries
    2 fresh basil leaves, rolled up and cut cross-wise into thin ribbons

Tips

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Directions

Melt the chocolate with 2 teaspoons of water in a double boiler or in the microwave until you can stir the mixture smooth.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the whipped topping and yogurt. Whisk in the melted chocolate and the lemon zest.

Divide the mousse evenly between four 4-ounce dessert glasses. Divide half the berries and half the basil evenly among the glasses. Spoon the remaining mousse over each and top with the remaining blueberries and basil. Serve.

To prepare in advance, refrigerated, tightly covered, for up to 2 days.


Serving Size: Makes 4 servings

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  • Very Good
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Made this, minus the basil. I also added strawberries and made it patriotic for Memorial Day. This was an excellent, refreshing treat. YUMMY! - 6/26/14

    Reply from MARISACHURCHILL (6/27/14)
    great idea for Memorial Day. I might have to try that for my 4th of July party! :-)


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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    wow this was easy to make and tastes really good, it even tastes good with the dark choc. chips. I like it with Lemon yogurt also - 8/11/14

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is excellent!!! I have also used other kinds of fruits. - 8/6/14

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I also like lime or orange zest and love strawberries or kiwi, too. - 8/6/14

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Looks yummy! - 10/28/17

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