Desserts: Frozen Desserts: Avocado and Mint Ice Cream

With all its healthy fats and antioxidants this is an ice cream treat with a difference!

Author: Fresh Finesse
Date: November 13, 2007

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
Extra Time: 6 hrs (or overnight, for freezing)


    2 large avocados, skin and seed removed
    1/4 honeydew melon, skin and seeds removed, diced
    1 lemon, juiced
    1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
    2 egg whites, whipped until peaks are formed
    1 bunch mint, leaves only


    Using a blender or food processor, blend the avocados, honeydew melon, lemon juice, mint leaves, and yogurt until velvety smooth.

    Fold in the whipped egg whites and pour into a terrine dish, loaf pan, or plastic freezer storage container. Freeze for 6 hours or overnight.

    Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving. Turn out of the container and cut into desired shape (rectangular, wedges or triangles).


    Serve ice cream with seasonal fruit.

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:212 cals
Kilojoules:886 kJ
Fat:14.9 g
Carbohydrates:17.8 g
Protein:6.0 g
Cholesterol:0.5 mg
Sodium:70 mg
Saturated Fat:2.2 g
Fiber:7.3 g
Calcium:79.0 mg
Total Sugars:8.5 g

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