Weight Watchers Friendly Pumpkin Panna Cotta
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{Recipe Redux} Enlightened Pumpkin Panna Cotta Recipe

Lighter, healthier pumpkin panna cotta-an easy and delicious Weight Watchers friendly dessert.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 170
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living


For the Pumpkin Panna Cotta

  • 3/4 cup fat-free evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin puree
  • 6 tablespoons nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup red currant jelly
  • 2 tablespoons cranberry juice cocktail


  • Place the evaporated milk in a small saucepan and sprinkle the gelatin over the milk. Let stand 5 minutes to soften the gelatin.
  • Add the brown sugar and cook, stirring constantly, over low heat until the mixture is completely dissolved, without letting it come to a boil.
  • Whisk in the pumpkin, yogurt, pumpkin pie spice and vanilla until well blended and smooth.
  • Divide the mixture evenly amoung 4 (3/4-cup) custard cups or small molds. Loosely cover with plastic wrap and chill 4 hours or up to ovenight.
  • To make the sauce heat the jelly and juice in a small saucpan just until melted and smooth. Add more juice if necessary to achieve desired consistency. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature
  • To serve, cut around the edges of each panna cotta to loosen from the cup/mold. Set each cup in a shallow bowl of hot water for 10 seconds and then immediately invert each onto a plate. Spoon the sauce over and around each panna cotta and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Weight Watchers PointsPlus: *4
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: *7
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *7
Nutrition Facts
{Recipe Redux} Enlightened Pumpkin Panna Cotta Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 pumpkin panna cotta + 1/4th sauce)
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 3
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.3g0%
Carbohydrates 33.6g11%
Fiber 1.2g5%
Protein 8.6g17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dessert