Recipe

Banana-Mango Parfait

You’ll love the rich, decadent flavor in this sleepy-time snack. And because it’s comprised of fabulous ingredients — banana, mango, and ricotta cheese — your body gets a blast of nutrition before bed. I like it super cold, chilled for at least an hour.

You’ll love the rich, decadent flavor in this sleepy-time snack. And because it’s comprised of fabulous ingredients — banana, mango, and ricotta cheese — your body gets a blast of nutrition before bed. I like it super cold, chilled for at least an hour.

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This recipe makes 3 Servings
Ingredients:
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and cubed (or 1 ½ cups frozen mango cubes, thawed)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup fat-free ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, thinly sliced (plus 3 whole sprigs for garnish)
  • 1 large banana, thinly sliced
Preparation:

Puree the mango and sugar in a blender until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in the ricotta and sliced mint.

Spoon 2 tablespoons of the ricotta mixture into each of 3 parfait glasses. Top with half of the banana slices, and another layer of ricotta. Top with the remaining banana, and then the remaining ricotta mixture.

Garnish each glass with a sprig of fresh mint. Serve immediately, or chill up to 4 hours.

Preparation:

Puree the mango and sugar in a blender until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in the ricotta and sliced mint.

Spoon 2 tablespoons of the ricotta mixture into each of 3 parfait glasses. Top with half of the banana slices, and another layer of ricotta. Top with the remaining banana, and then the remaining ricotta mixture.

Garnish each glass with a sprig of fresh mint. Serve immediately, or chill up to 4 hours.