Fresh Orange-Basil Ice

Southern Living
Makes 6 servings (3 cups)


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3 cups fresh orange juice
1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
Garnish: fresh basil leaves


Prep: 15 Minutes
Freeze: 6 Hours
Stand: 10 Minutes

1. Process 1/2 cup orange juice and basil leaves in a blender or food processor 10 seconds. Pour mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a 4-cup glass measuring cup; add remaining 2 1/2 cups orange juice.

2. Divide mixture between 2 zip-top plastic freezer bags. Place bags on a jelly-roll pan. Freeze 6 hours or until firm. Remove bags from freezer, and let stand 10 minutes. Break mixture into small chunks using hands.

3. Process chunks, in batches, in a blender or food processor until smooth. Serve immediately. Garnish, if desired.

Created date

April 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 56
Fat 0.3 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.9 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 16 mg