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Finish off the evening with a spicy-sweet iced dessert featured cranberry juice, mint, jalapeño pepper, and fresh lime juice. The complex flavors make this an adult favorite that can be enjoyed year round. Use low-calorie cranberry juice to lower the calories and sugar content.

Laura Zapalowski
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2007

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover and remove from heat; let stand 15 minutes. Strain cranberry mixture through a fine mesh sieve into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish; discard solids. Cool to room temperature; stir in lime juice. Cover and freeze for about 45 minutes. Stir cranberry mixture every 45 minutes until completely frozen (about 3 hours). Remove mixture from freezer; scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

135 calories; calories from fat 1%; fat 0.1g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 34.5g; fiber 0.1g; iron 0.3mg; sodium 3mg; calcium 7mg.
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