Dairy-Free Creamy Lime Gelatin

Total Time: 10 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 240
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 120mg
Total Carbs 43g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 3g
Potassium 310mg

Vitamin A 95 IU; Vitamin C 10 mg; Calcium 17 mg; Iron 0 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 44 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 2%; Iron 2%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

California Avocados are the key to this fun, creamy gelatin. And, although it is a fun dish, it provides serious nutrition starting with zero cholesterol and a good source of dietary fiber, potassium, folate and vitamins C and K.

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Serves: 8

1 (6-oz.) pkg. lime gelatin 2 cups boiling water 2 ripe Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and quartered 1 cup ice-cold water 1 (16-oz.) can crushed pineapple in juice, drained 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  1. In a medium, heat-safe bowl stir boiling water into gelatin. Stir until completely dissolved.
  2. In a large blender combine the avocado and cold water. Blend until smooth.
  3. Carefully pour hot gelatin into the blender with the avocado mixture. Blend until smooth.
  4. Place the pineapple and marshmallows in a 13 x 9-inch pan and top with the gelatin (or use individual cups as shown), stir.
  5. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Top with fresh berries if desired.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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