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PICT RECIPE Banana Pudding Parfait - USDA

Banana Pudding Parfait - USDA

Makes: 10 Servings

This recipe is proof that you can “lighten up” without giving up on taste!

Ingredients

  • 8 ginger snap cookies (crushed)
  • 7 medium ripe bananas (sliced thin)
  • 1 cup nonfat milk
  • 1 1-oz box instant sugar-free, fat-free vanilla pudding
  • 1 1/4 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fat-free frozen whipped topping (thawed)
  • 10 8-oz parfait cups or drinking glasses
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon for garnish (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pudding mix; blend well (about 2 minutes).
  2. Add yogurt and vanilla extract; blend until smooth.
  3. Stir the thawed whipped topping into the mixture.
  4. Line the bottom of the parfait cups with a teaspoon of crumbled ginger snaps.
  5. Layer 6 banana slices on top of the cookies; then 2 tablespoons of the yogurt mixture on top. Repeat with another layer of the ginger snaps, bananas, and yogurt mixture.
  6. Top with cinnamon or crushed cookie for garnish.
  7. Cover and chill in refrigerator.

Source: USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Recipe submitted by Jean, USDA Nutritionist

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 glass of Jean's Banana Pudding Parfait

Nutrients

Amount

Total Calories

170

Total Fat

2 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Cholesterol

3 mg

Sodium

219 mg

Carbohydrates

36 g

Dietary Fiber

2 g

Total Sugars

19 g

Added Sugars included

5 g

Protein

4 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg

Calcium

106 mg

Iron

1 mg

Potassium

444 mg