Pink Grapefruit Sorbet

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
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.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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Nutritional 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

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Jackie Mills, MS, RD,

April 2010