Banana Couscous Pudding and Fruit Parfait
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Couscous adds great texture to this pretty parfait. Serve it year-round by using whichever fruits are in season.
mineral water⅓ fl oz
uncooked whole wheat couscous¼ cup(s)
fat-free sugar-free instant banana pudding and pie filling mix1 oz
fat free skim milk2 cup(s), cold
banana(s)1 large, ripe, sliced
strawberries1 cup(s), sliced
mint leaves⅛ oz, sprigs (for garnish)
- Bring water to a boil in a microwave-safe bowl in microwave. Carefully remove from microwave and stir in couscous. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand 5 minutes until couscous is tender.
- Meanwhile, prepare pudding according to package directions using fat-free milk. Stir in couscous (it is okay if couscous is still warm). Let stand 5 minutes until pudding is set.
- To make parfaits, layer about 2 tablespoons of pudding, then 2 tablespoons of bananas, 2 tablespoons of pudding and then 2 tablespoons of strawberries in each of 4 tall parfait or other tall thin glasses. Repeat layers once. Garnish with mint sprigs if desired. Serve immediately. Yields 1 parfait per serving.