Monday, May 14, 2007

Frosty Lemon-Strawberry Dessert

Prep: 15 minutes plus freezing
Yield: 12 servings

1 quart fresh strawberries, hulled
1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
1 can (12 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

Place strawberries in a food processor; cover and process until pureed. Transfer to a large mixing bowl, add he ice cream, lemonade concentrate and lemon peel. Beat until blended.

Pour into an ungreased 13-in by 9-in by 2-in dish. Cover and freeze overnight. Remove from the freezer 15 minutes before serving.

Tips and Tricks
This is a great way to use seasonal berries. Try serving it with fresh blueberries.
Make It Healthier
Use low-fat or fat-free ice cream.
How Kids Can Help
Press buttons on food processor. Older kids can beat the berry mixture.

Nutrition Facts
1 piece equals 194 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 58 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein
Diabetic Exchanges
2 starch, 1 1/2 fat

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