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This sorbet is only as good as your melon, so use the best fruit you can find (or grow). Prep and Cook Time: about 1 hour, plus at least 20 minutes in an ice cream maker. Notes: The sorbet is creamiest when eaten as soon as it's frozen.

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Recipe Summary

Makes 8 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Whirl melon in a blender or food processor until smooth. Pour into a bowl, cover, and chill until cold.

  • In a small saucepan, bring herbs, if using, and 1/2 cup water to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in honey. Pour into a bowl and chill until cool. Strain into melon purée.

  • Freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions. Serve immediately.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/2-cup serving.

Nutrition Facts

87 calories; calories from fat 5%; protein 1.6g; fat 0.5g; saturated fat 0.1g; carbohydrates 22g; fiber 1.4g; sodium 17mg.