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Strawberry Sherbet

WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

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:
Ingredients
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
    sugar
  • 2 1/2   cups
    nonfat or low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2   cup
    half-and-half
  • 2   teaspoons
    lemon juice
  • 1   teaspoon
    vanilla extract
  •   Pinch of
    salt
Instructions
  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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