Lemon Breakfast Parfaits

For a smart start in the morning, dish up these healthful layered parfaits of fruit and couscous.

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cool: 30 mins
  • Stand: 5 mins
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Lemon Breakfast Parfaits
Ingredients
3/4
cup fat-free milk
 
Dash salt
1/3
cup couscous
1/2
cup lemon low-fat yogurt
1/2
cup reduced-calorie dairy sour cream
1
tablespoon honey
3
cups assorted fruit, such as sliced strawberries, kiwifruit, nectarine, or star fruit; and/or blueberries or raspberries
 
Chopped crystallized ginger (optional)
 
Fresh mint (optional)
Directions
  1. In a medium saucepan bring the milk and salt to boiling; stir in the couscous. Simmer, covered, for 1 minute. Remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Stir with a fork until fluffy. Cool.
  2. In a small bowl combine the yogurt, sour cream, honey, and lemon peel; stir into the couscous. In another bowl combine desired fruit.
  3. To serve, divide half of the fruit mixture among 6 parfait glasses. Spoon couscous mixture over fruit; top with remaining fruit. If desired, garnish with chopped crystallized ginger and mint. Makes 6 servings.
  4. Exchanages:
  5. 1 Starch, 1/2 Fruit, 1/2 Fat
From the Test Kitchen

Prepare couscous mixture; cover and chill up to 4 hours. Prepare fruit; cover and chill up to 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts (Lemon Breakfast Parfaits)
    Per serving:
  • 127 kcal cal.,
  • 2 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 6 mg chol.,
  • 70 mg sodium,
  • 22 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 5 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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