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Bittersweet Chocolate-Orange Mousse with Pistachios

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Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
2 hr 30 min
Prep
30 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
If you accidentally over-whisk the chocolate mixture and it turns grainy, simply remelt it over very low heat and whisk it again.

Ingredients

egg white(s)

½ cup(s), refrigerated liquid variety

powdered sugar

¼ cup(s)

bittersweet chocolate chips

cup(s)

water

cup(s), boiling

orange crème lowfat custard-style yogurt

6 oz

orange zest

½ tsp, finely grated

shelled pistachio nuts

¼ cup(s), roughly chopped

Instructions

  1. With electric mixer on low speed, beat egg whites and sugar in large bowl until sugar is dissolved. Increase speed to medium-high; beat until stiff peaks form when beaters are lifted, about 10 minutes, scraping down side of bowl once or twice.
  2. Put chocolate chips in medium bowl; pour boiling water over. Wait about 30 seconds, then stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Place bowl of chocolate over larger bowl filled with ice water; whisk constantly just until chocolate is thickened to consistency of soft pudding, 2–3 minutes.
  3. Immediately remove whipped chocolate from ice water; gently fold in yogurt, zest and a large spoonful of beaten whites to lighten mixture. Fold in remaining whites just until no longer visible.
  4. Spoon 1/2 c mousse into each of 8 dessert glasses; refrigerate until set, about 2 hours or up to 6 hours. Keep chilled until ready to serve. To serve, sprinkle each with 1/2 Tbsp nuts.
  5. Serving size: 1/2 c mousse, 1/2 Tbsp nuts

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