Lemon & mint sorbet

Lemon and mint sorbet

This zesty citrus sorbet is delicious served in a cone or with fresh fruit - plus it's totally fat free!

By , 21 September 2015

(1 vote)

Lemon and mint sorbet
  • 6 Hours

  • Serves: 8

  • Price: 33p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 92g serving contains
  • Energy

    649KJ

    155KCAL

    8%
  • Fat

    0.0g

    low

    0%
  • Saturates

    0.0g

    low

    0%
  • Sugars

    37.7g

    high

    42%
  • Salt

    0.0g

    low

    0%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 705kJ/168kcal.
Ingredients
  • 2 unwaxed lemons, finely grated zest of
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 31g pack Asda Mint (leaves only, discard the stems)
  • 300ml lemon juice
Method
  • Heat the lemon zest, caster sugar and mint gently in a pan wih 300ml water, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Simmer for 2-3 minutes then leave to cool.

  • Discard the mint. Add the juice to the mixture, then strain through a sieve.

  • Pour into a plastic or metal container and freeze for 1 hour. Whisk well with a fork, then freeze for another 30 minutes.

  • Keep freezing and then whisking the mixture every 30 minutes untul almost frozen.

  • Whizz in a food processor to break up the ice crystals for a smoother texture. Freeze for at least another 30 minutes before serving.