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Strawberry Margarita Sorbet

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Tequila and fresh, ripe strawberries are a delicious match in this dessert. Prepare it up to a day ahead.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (about 4 limes)
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice (about 2 oranges)
  • 2 cups hulled strawberries

Nutrition Information

  • calories 167
  • caloriesfromfat 2 %
  • fat 0.3 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 0.7 g
  • carbohydrate 33.4 g
  • fiber 1.7 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 1 mg
  • calcium 16 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 1 cup sugar and water in a medium saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves; bring to a boil. Cook 5 minutes. Pour sugar mixture into a medium bowl; stir in lime rind and next 4 ingredients (through orange juice).

  2. Place strawberries in a food processor; process until smooth. Add strawberry puree to sugar mixture; stir well. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until chilled.

  3. Pour strawberry mixture into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer, and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. Spoon the mixture into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze for 8 hours or until almost firm.