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Strawberry Breakfast Spread Recipe

"This recipe comes from my mother, Helen Orman, who is on a restricted diet," says Theresa Brown of Mountain Home, Idaho. "She makes this yummy fruit spread often and uses it in place of jellies and syrups."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1-3/4 cups unsweetened strawberries, mashed
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated orange peel

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over orange juice; let stand for 1 minute. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in remaining ingredients. Transfer to a container; cover and refrigerate for 3-4 hours or until firm. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1-1/4 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2 tablespoons) equals 16 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: Free food.