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Melon Mousse

Ingredients
  Seeded cantaloupe/Other ripe sweet melon 8 Ounce, peeled
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
  Chopped fresh mint 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Unflavored gelatin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whipping cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cantaloupe/Other ripe sweet melons 2 , halved
  Fresh mint sprigs 1 (For Garnish)
Directions

Puree melon in processor or blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides of container (You should have 1 cup of puree.)
Transfer to small bowl and add lemon juice, mint and salt.
Let stand at room temperature several hours or overnight.
Press through fine sieve.
Transfer puree to small saucepan.
Sprinkle with gelatin and let stand several minutes to soften.
Stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved.
Refrigerate until cooled and just slightly thickened, about 15 minutes.
Beat cream in chilled bowl until stiff.
Stir 1/4 into melon puree to loosen.
Gently fold in remainder.
Cover mousse and refrigerate overnight, folding occasionally.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Beating
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Melon
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1762 Calories from Fat 590

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.5%

Saturated Fat 41.5 g207.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 248.6 mg82.9%

Sodium 828.8 mg34.5%

Total Carbohydrates 298 g99.5%

Dietary Fiber 31.4 g125.4%

Sugars 263.6 g

Protein 29 g58%

Vitamin A 2193.1% Vitamin C 2017.1%

Calcium 43.8% Iron 42.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Melon Mousse Recipe