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Pink Grapefruit Sorbet

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)
Myth-Buster Recipe. In this refreshing and palate cleansing sorbet, the sugar tames the tartness of grapefruit juice. It could not be simpler to prepare. A serving delivers about two-thirds of your RDA for vitamin C, and only 145 calories.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh pink grapefruit juice (about 4 grapefruits), divided
  • 3/4 cup sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 145
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.6 g
  • carbohydrate 36.4 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 1 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 1/2 cup grapefruit juice and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook until sugar dissolves, stirring frequently.

  2. Combine the sugar mixture and the remaining 2 1/2 cups grapefruit juice in a medium bowl; cover and refrigerate until chilled.

  3. Pour mixture into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer, and freeze the mixture according to manufacturer's instructions. Spoon the sorbet into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze for 1 hour or until the sorbet is firm.

Cook's Notes

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