Low-Calorie Strawberry Parfaits

This is a simple preparation that takes full advantage of those luscious ripe strawberries of summer.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1½ cups strawberries, rinsed, dried, and hulled
  • ½ cup light, sugar-free strawberry preserves
  • 1½ cups nondairy whipped topping (such as Cool Whip), thawed
  • Fresh mint leaves, for garnish


  • Slice the strawberries lengthwise. Reserve some sliced strawberries for garnish then divide the rest equally between 4 chilled glasses or ramekins. Dollop strawberries with preserves.
  • Dollop whipped topping on top of the fruit or use a piping bag to top each with a rosette. Garnish each with remaining sliced strawberries and a fresh mint leaf.