• 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (optional)
  • 3 Texas Red Grapefruit, sectioned
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts
  • 6 maraschino cherries (cut in halves)

In bowl, gently mix together sour cream, marshmallows and sugar. Chill. At serving time, loosen sections in grapefruit halves, leaving them in place. Top with a scoop of ambrosia. Arrange in dessert dishes. Garnish with nuts and cherries. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Per Serving: Calories-190; Fat-11g; Cholesterol-15mg; Sodium-25mg; Carbohydrate-21g; Protein-3g

Fresh Grapefruit Aspic

  • 6 to 7 Texas Red Grapefruit
  • 3 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 6 maraschino cherries

Halve 3 to 4 of the grapefruit. Juice enough grapefruit to measure 2 ½ cups. In small saucepan, soften gelatin in water; then dissolve over low heat. Stir in juice. Chill until firm. At serving time, loosen sections in remaining grapefruit halves and leave in place. Spoon in gelatin on top, dividing evenly. Garnish with cherries. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Per Serving: Calories- 150; Fat-0g; Cholesterol-0mg; Sodium-5mg; Carbohydrate-34g; Protein-5g