Monday, August 17, 2009

Easy Recipes Panna Cotta with Strawberry Sauce recipe

Fruit is the perfect after school healthy snack for kids. Fruit is colorful and fun to eat. Getting kids to eat fruit is easy when we allow them to create their own fruit treats. The healthful snacks listed below are easy to prepare. Depending on the age of the children, they can use a blender to make their own fruit smoothie snack. The clean up after preparing this snack is also easy.Here is a juicy fruit serv
Easy Recipes Panna Cotta with Strawberry Sauce recipe
Makes 6 servings
2 cups strawberries (fresh or frozen)
1/4 ounce unsweetened gelatin
1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
5 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup water, cold
1/2 tablespoon honey
3/4 cup fat-free sweetened condensed milk
1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle the gelatin over the water and allow to soften (about 5 minutes).
2. Meanwhile, in a large measuring cup, combine the low-fat milk, sweetened condensed milk, honey and 3 tablespoons sugar.
3. Heat the gelatin over low heat until dissolved (about 5 minutes). Stir in the milk mixture, then remove from heat.
4. Coat six 1-cup ramekins with cooking spray. Fill each ramekin halfway with the milk mixture. Chill until firm (at least 4 hours, or overnight).
5. To make the sauce: In a food processor, puree the strawberries.
6. Pour into the saucepan. Add 2 tablespoons sugar, lemon zest and vanilla extract. Simmer over medium heat for about 15 minutes (until slightly thickened).
7. Cool and keep in the refrigerator until ready to use.
7. To assemble: Run a small knife around the edge of panna cotta to loosen them.
8. Dip the ramekins into warm water for about 30 seconds (be careful not to get water into the ramekins!). Invert onto 6 dessert plates.
9. Top each panna cotta with about 2 1/2 heaping tablespoons sauce and serve.
One serving is approximately 233 grams.
WW POINTS per serving: 2
Nutritional information per serving: 95 calories, 1.1g fat, 1g fiber

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