Melon-Fresh Herb Sorbet
lemons or 3 limes, juiced (6 tablespoons)
5 inch sprigs leafy herbs (basil, mint, thyme, sage, tarragon, or your favorite herb) or 2 teaspoons crushed lavender flowers
- 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.
- 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.
- 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