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    Strawberry Sherbet

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    Strawberry Sherbet

    Buttermilk gives this sherbet tanginess and complements the fresh sweet strawberries. If you prefer a sweeter result, add a touch more sugar.

    This Recipe Is:
    Prep: 20 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours 50 minutes (including chilling time)
    • 2   cups
      chopped fresh or frozen (not thawed) strawberries, (about 10 ounces), divided
    • 1/2   cup
    • 2 1/2   cups
      nonfat or low-fat buttermilk
    • 1/2   cup
    • 2   teaspoons
      lemon juice
    • 1   teaspoon
      vanilla extract
    •   Pinch of
    1. Combine 1 cup berries and sugar in a small bowl and let sit, stirring occasionally until the sugar has begun to dissolve, about 10 minutes. Transfer the berry mixture to a food processor or blender and process until smooth.
    2. Meanwhile, combine buttermilk, half-and-half, lemon juice, vanilla and salt in a medium bowl. Press the strawberry mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into the bowl. Stir, cover and chill for at least 2 hours or up to 1 day.
    3. Whisk the sherbet mixture and pour into the canister of an ice cream maker. Freeze according to manufacturer’s directions. During the last 5 minutes of freezing, add the remaining 1 cup chopped berries. If necessary, place the sherbet in the freezer to firm up before serving. (If the sherbet becomes very hard in the freezer, soften it in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes before scooping.)


    Nutritional Information

    Makes: 8 servings, 1/2 cup each
    • Calories111
    • Fat2 g
      • Saturated fat1 g
    • Cholesterol7 mg
    • Carbohydrates21 g
      • Dietary fiber1 g
    • Protein4 g
    • Sodium94 mg
    * Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.


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