Mint Sorbet Recipe

Mint sorbet
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Ratings (6)
  • Total: 2 hrs 8 mins
  • Prep: 2 hrs 5 mins
  • Cook: 3 mins
  • Yield: 1 Pint (serves 4)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
345 Calories
0g Fat
85g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 Pint (serves 4)
Amount per serving
Calories 345
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 85g 31%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Protein 1g
Calcium 15mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Use any variety of garden mint you have on hand for this recipe; they all work well. Served between courses, this makes a refreshing palate cleanser.

Ingredients

  • 1 packed cup chopped mint leaves
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup sweet white wine
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Steps to Make It

In medium saucepan over medium heat, bring the chopped mint, water, and sugar to a simmer. Cover the pan, lower the heat slightly, and cook for about 3 minutes, until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and cool the mixture to room temperature. Stir in the white wine and lemon juice. Chill the mixture for 2 hours. Freeze in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.