Fruited Gelatin and Cottage Cheese


Classifications: Desserts

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 container (16 oz) 4% fat cottage cheese

1 package (4-serving size) orange flavor

sugar free gelatin

3/4 cup boiling water

1/2 cup cold water

Ice cubes

1 can (11 oz) mandarin orange sections, drained

Instructions: Place cottage cheese in blender or food processor container; cover. Blend until smooth; set aside. Completely dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Combine cold water and enough ice cubes to measure 1 1/4 cups. Add to gelatin; stir until slightly thickened. Remove any unmelted ice; stir in oranges. Divide cottage cheese among 8 individual serving dishes. Spoon gelatin mixture over cottage cheese. Chill until set, about 2 hours.

Makes about 4 cups or 8 servings.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving equals 1 lean meat, 1/2 fruit; also, 80 calories, 260 mg sodium, 10 mg cholesterol, 5 gm carbohydrate, 8 gm protein, 3 gm fat.

Serves: 8

Food Exchanges: