Honey-lemon fruit parfaits


Honey-lemon fruit parfaits

Servings: 6

Preparation time: 1 hr and 30 min



3/4 cup fat-free milk

Dash salt

1/3 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous

1/2 cup lemon fat-free yogurt

1/2 cup fat-free sour cream

1 tablespoon honey

1/4 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

3 cups assorted fresh fruit, sliced as needed (such as blueberries, raspberries, and/or strawberries, kiwifruit, nectarines or star fruit)

Chopped crystallized ginger, if desired

Fresh mint leaves, if desired



1. In 1-quart saucepan, heat milk and salt to boiling. Stir in couscous; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 1 minute. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

2. In small bowl, mix yogurt, sour cream, honey and lemon peel. In medium bowl, mix desired fruit.

3. To serve, divide half of the fruit among 6 parfait glasses or dessert dishes. Layer with couscous, half of the yogurt mixture, remaining fruit and remaining yogurt mixture. Garnish with ginger and mint.



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