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Citrus Tea Sorbet

Randy Mayor
Yield 8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
Use an unflavored black tea, or substitute your favorite tea. This refreshing sorbet makes a great ending to a spicy meal. If you use loose tea, strain it out and discard before adding the sugar.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 4 black tea bags or 4 teaspoons loose black tea
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 cups grapefruit juice (about 8 grapefruit)
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice (about 2 oranges)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 252
  • caloriesfromfat 1 %
  • fat 0.2 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.8 g
  • carbohydrate 63.8 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 2 mg
  • calcium 15 mg

How to Make It

  1. Pour boiling water over tea bags in a large saucepan; steep 5 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags. Add sugar to pan; cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Cool completely.

  2. Combine tea mixture, grapefruit juice, orange rind, and orange juice in the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Spoon sorbet into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze 1 hour or until firm.