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)

Ingredients:

    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

Directions:

    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).

Variations:

    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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