Almond-Tangerine Panna Cotta


Each serving of this refreshing almond panna cotta recipe has just 150 calories! Prepare a batch of panna cotta desserts up to 24 hours before your next dinner party for a simple, skinny, and stress-free treat.

Almond-Tangerine Panna Cotta
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
25 mins
Chill Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 25 mins
1 panna cotta and about 3 tablespoons sauce each


  • 3 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoon unflavored gelatin

  • 1 cup fat-free milk

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt

  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

  • cup pomegranate or cranberry juice

  • ½ cup tangerine sections (3 to 4 tangerines)

  • 2 tablespoon snipped dried tart cherries


  1. Place four 6-ounce custard cups or ramekins in a shallow baking pan; set aside. In a small saucepan stir together 3 tablespoons sugar and gelatin. Stir in milk. Heat over medium heat until gelatin is dissolved, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Whisk in yogurt and 1/4 teaspoon of the almond extract until smooth. Pour mixture into custard cups. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours or until set.

  2. For sauce, in a small saucepan stir together 1 tablespoon sugar and cornstarch. Stir in pomegranate juice. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat. Stir in tangerine sections, cherries, and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon almond extract. Cool.

  3. To serve, immerse bottom halves of custard cups in hot water for 10 seconds. Using a small sharp knife, loosen panna cotta from sides of cups. Invert a serving plate over each cup; turn plate and cup over together. Remove cups. Serve panna cotta with sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

151 Calories
1g Fat
29g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 151
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 61mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 7.1mg 36%
Calcium 191.8mg 15%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 196mg 4%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

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

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