Raspberry-Pear Sorbet

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Makes:
6 servings
Serving Size:
1/2 cup
Prep:
20 mins
Cook:
3 mins
Stand:
30 mins
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Raspberry-Pear Sorbet

Ingredients
1/2
cup sugar
1
pint fresh raspberries
1
medium pear, peeled, cored, and cut up
1/3
cup lime juice
1
tablespoon pear liqueur or vodka (optional)
1/8
teaspoon salt
 
Fresh raspberries (optional)

Directions

  1. For simple syrup, in a small saucepan bring 1 cup water and the sugar to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Place in refrigerator to cool.
  2. Meanwhile, for puree, in food processor combine the 1 pint raspberries, pear, lime juice, pear liqueur, and salt. Cover; process 30 seconds or until smooth. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve to remove seeds; discard seeds. Stir in chilled simple syrup.
  3. Spread mixture in an 8x8x2-inch baking pan. Cover; freeze 4 hours or until solid. Break up mixture with a fork; place in food processor. Cover; process 30 seconds or until smooth. Transfer to 1-quart freezer container; cover and freeze sorbet 6 to 8 hours or until solid. To serve, let stand at room temperature 5 minutes before scooping. Serve with additional raspberries. Makes 6 (1/2-cup) servings

Nutrition Facts

(Raspberry-Pear Sorbet)
    Per serving:
  • 106 kcal cal.,
  • 0 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 0 g monounsatured fat),
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 51 mg sodium,
  • 27 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 22 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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