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Fresh basil pairs wonderfully with the sweet-tart citrus and deep cherry flavors in this elegant sorbet. Garnish the scoops with small basil leaves, if you like.

Recipe by Cooking Light July 2013

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

total:
1 hr 50 mins
hands-on:
20 mins
Yield:
Serves 7 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Stir in basil; remove from heat. Cover and let stand 30 minutes.

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  • Place cherries in a food processor; process until smooth. Add sugar mixture, grapefruit juice, and lime juice; process until well blended. Strain cherry mixture through a fine sieve over a bowl; discard solids. Pour cherry mixture into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Spoon sorbet into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze 1 hour or until firm.

Nutrition Facts

105 calories; fat 0.2g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 27g; fiber 1.4g; iron 0.4mg; sodium 18mg; calcium 16mg.
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