Fresh Orange Sorbet with Bittersweet Chocolate

Photo: Jan Smith
This is best made with freshly squeezed oranges. To save time, look for fresh orange juice that is not made from concentrate.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup sorbet)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 150
Caloriesfromfat 14 %
Fat 2.3 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 1.4 g
Carbohydrate 34.1 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 2.1 mg
Calcium 37 mg

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups fresh orange juice (about 5 oranges)
1/2 cup sugar
4 oranges, sectioned and chopped
1 cup water
1 ounce bittersweet chocolate, coarsely grated

Preparation

Combine juice and sugar in a large bowl, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add oranges and water.

Pour orange mixture into 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. Garnish with bittersweet chocolate.

Note:

Elizabeth Taliaferro,

July 2005