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Pineapple-Mint Ice

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 3 mins
Freeze time 2 hrs
Yield 3 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
It doesn't get any simpler than this two ingredient recipe featuring the antioxidant-rich ingredients: pineapple and fresh mint. At less than 120 calories, this sweet, icy dessert is the perfect closer to a steamy summer day.

Ingredients

  • 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks in juice, chilled and undrained
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh mint
  • Fresh mint sprigs (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 117
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 28.9 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 2 mg
  • calcium 20 mg

How to Make It

  1. Set aside 3 pineapple chunks for garnish. Place remaining pineapple and juice into an 8-inch square pan. Cover and freeze 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until almost frozen.

  2. Process frozen pineapple and chopped mint in a food processor until smooth, but not melted. Serve immediately; garnish with reserved pineapple chunks and mint sprigs, if desired.

Cook's Notes

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Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection