This sorbet is very refreshing and delicious! It will surprise you how easy sorberts are to make.
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Lime-Basil Sorbet Recipe
Yields: 8 to 10 servings
Prep time: 15 min
1 1/4 cups granulated
1 cup water
1 cup (approximately 6 limes) freshly-squeezed
18 to 20 fresh
basil leaves, finely chopped
Sprig of fresh basil for each serving as a garnish
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar and water. Stir until mixture comes to a boil; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat.
In a food processor or blender, puree lime juice, sugar mixture, and chopped basil leaves.
Ice Cream Maker - Transfer mixture to ice cream maker, process according to manufacturer's instructions.
Freezer Method- Pour into container, cover, and place mixture in the freezer. When it is semi-solid, mash it up
with a fork and refreeze again. When frozen, place in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Cover and refreeze until serving time.
When ready to serve, use a melon baller and place 3 scoops in a stemmed glass. Garnish with a sprig of fresh basil and serve.
NOTE: Can be prepared 3 days in advance. Cover and keepfrozen.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.