Mango Ricotta Mousse and Summer Fruit Parfait

The heat is at its peak. Summer fruits are in abundance in the market. Parfait are absolute easy and best suited desserts for the season. No cooking needed ,just lot of rinsing ,peeling ,chopping and some whipping and blending.

Mango ricotta mousse and summer fruit parfait , is a no cooking needed dessert. It's easy and full of goodness of summer fruit
Mango mousse prepared with calcium rich ricotta cheese is layered with mango puree,whipped yogurt and lots of vitamin rich summer fruits.

Serves 3-4


Summer Fruits

  • 2 cups Any summer berries - Strawberries chopped or whole raspberries ,blue berries or black berries
  • 1 large peach - pitted and chopped
  • 1 very ripe Mangoes - peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup cherries - pitted and chopped

For Mango mousse

  • 2 very ripe mangoes - peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup low fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Pure vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon of natural sweetener like Agave Nectar or brown rice syrup [optional]

  •  1/2 cup Organic low fat yogurt - whipped

Make the mousse
*Finely puree the mangoes in a blender. Keep about 1/4 cup aside for parfait. In the remaining Mango puree mix in the cheese ,vanilla and sweetener until smooth

Arrange the parfait
*In a tall glass ,arrange the fruit on the bottom, followed by 2 tablespoon of mango mousse , a tablespoon of mango puree ,2 teaspoon of whipped yogurt followed by again mango puree and mousse.
*Top with fresh mint . And serve cold.

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