Citrus Tea Sorbet

Citrus Tea Sorbet Recipe
Randy Mayor
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.


8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

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Nutritional 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


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)


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.

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.

December 2005
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