Melon-Fresh Herb Sorbet

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Makes:
8 servings
Prep:
20 mins
Chill:
2 hrs to 4 hrs
Cook:
5 mins
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Melon-Fresh Herb Sorbet

Ingredients
4
cups seedless melon chunks (watermelon, cantaloupe, or honeydew)
2
lemons or 3 limes, juiced (6 tablespoons)
4
5 inch sprigs leafy herbs (basil, mint, thyme, sage, tarragon, or your favorite herb) or 2 teaspoons crushed lavender flowers
1
cup sugar
2/3
cup water
1
tablespoon honey
1/8
teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. In a food processor or blender, combine melon with half the citrus juice; cover and process or blend until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan combine fresh herbs, sugar, water, remaining citrus juice, honey, and salt. Bring to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Strain herb mixture into melon puree. Place bowl over container of ice water; stir for several minutes or until mixture has chilled to about 40 degrees F. Cover; refrigerate 2 to 4 hours.
  3. Transfer chilled mixture to 1- to 2-quart ice cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Store, covered, in freezer. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Melon-Fresh Herb Sorbet)
    Per serving:
  • 134 kcal cal.,
  • 0 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 0 g monounsatured fat),
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 39 mg sodium,
  • 36 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 33 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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