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Strawberry-Buttermilk Gelato

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Yield 8 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Puréed strawberries create the "juice" that flavors this creamy gelato.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 5 cups quartered strawberries (about 4 pints)
  • 2 cups low-fat buttermilk

Nutrition Information

  • calories 134
  • caloriesfromfat 5 %
  • fat 0.8 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1.6 g
  • carbohydrate 31.7 g
  • fiber 1.7 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 17 mg
  • calcium 48 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar and water in a large saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Pour into a large bowl; cool completely.

  2. Place strawberries in a blender, and process until smooth. Add strawberry purée and buttermilk to sugar syrup; stir to combine.

  3. Pour the strawberry mixture into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer, and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions.