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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Pink Grapefruit Sorbet

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.

Cooking Light APRIL 2010

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 145
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 36.4g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.3mg
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Calcium: 11mg
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