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Melon Mousse

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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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