Strawberry-Mango Margarita Dessert

As in a frozen margarita, salt works wonders against tangy fruit flavors in this pie, with tropical fruit filling and a surprising pretzel crust.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 3 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 10

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/4
cups crushed pretzels
1/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted

Filling

1
pint mango sorbet, softened slightly
2
boxes (10 oz each) frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed
1/2
cup frozen (thawed) margarita mix concentrate
1
cup whipping cream, whipped
10
fresh strawberry halves
1
small ripe mango, cut into cubes
Coarse sugar, if desired
Fresh strawberry slices, if desired
  • 1 In small bowl, mix crust ingredients. Press firmly in bottom of ungreased 9- or 8-inch springform pan; refrigerate 10 minutes.
  • 2 Spoon sorbet over crust; spread evenly with metal spatula. Freeze 30 minutes.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix thawed strawberries, using wire whisk, until broken into small pieces. Beat in margarita mix until well blended. Fold in whipped cream. Carefully pour into pan over sorbet. Freeze at least 3 hours until firm.
  • 4 Using 4-inch wooden skewers, place strawberry half and mango slice on each of 10 skewers. Sprinkle with coarse sugar. Place skewers into top of dessert for garnish. To serve, cut into wedges.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    180mg
    180%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    50g
    50%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    37g
    37%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    60%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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