Low-Fat Lemon Panna Cotta

Low-Fat Lemon Panna Cotta


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Buttermilk and lemon make this panna cotta tangy, refreshing, and light.

  • 1 Lemon (Washed)
  • 11 Tablespoons Reduced Fat Milk (Divided)
  • 1/2 Cup Half & Half
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 3/4 Teaspoons Unflavored Gelatin
  • 1 1/2 Cups Reduced-Fat Buttermilk
  1. Carefully peel rind from lemon making sure to avoid white pith. Squeeze 3 tablespoons juice from lemon.
  2. In small-size pan add lemon rind, 1/2 cup milk, half & half, sugar, and kosher salt. Bring to simmer over a medium heat for 5 minutes. Make sure NOT to boil. Remove pan from heat. Cover with lid and let sit 20 minutes. Remove rind.
  3. In small-size bowl sprinkle gelatin over remaining milk. Let sit 15 minutes.
  4. Return half & half mixture to a medium heat. Cook 1 minute until very hot. Add gelatin mixture. Stir with whisk until dissolved. Stir in buttermilk and 3 tablespoons lemon juice.
  5. Divide mixture among 4 dessert glasses. Place in refrigerator 4 to 5 hours or overnight.
  6. Remove from refrigerator when ready to serve.
  7. Serves 4
  8. Prep Time: 40 Minutes Cook Time: 10 Minutes Total Time: 50 Minutes
  9. "Work With What You Got!"
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Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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