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Lemon and mint sorbet

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

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

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Cooking Time

Cook: 5 Hours 15 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 8

Cooking Time

Price: 33p per serving

Nutritional Information

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

1
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.
2
Discard the mint. Add the juice to the mixture, then strain through a sieve.
3
Pour into a plastic or metal container and freeze for 1 hour. Whisk well with a fork, then freeze for another 30 minutes.
4
Keep freezing and then whisking the mixture every 30 minutes untul almost frozen.
5
Whizz in a food processor to break up the ice crystals for a smoother texture. Freeze for at least another 30 minutes before serving.