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Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro Photo by: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

Mango-Lime Ice

Extremely healthy and naturally fat-free, sweet mango ice provides both vitamins A and C from the mangoes and orange juice. Enjoy this simple, make-ahead dish as a warm weather dessert or afternoon snack.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2001

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 3 cups coarsely chopped peeled ripe mango (about 4 mangos)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (about 6 limes)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind

Preparation

Combine all the ingredients in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth (the ingredients may need to be processed in 2 batches).

Press mango mixture through a fine sieve over a bowl; discard solids. Pour mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish; cover and freeze 4 hours or until firm. Place mixture in a food processor, and process until slushy. Freeze for 3 hours. Soften slightly in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 142
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 0.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 37g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 1.7mg
  • Calcium: 9mg
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