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Fresh Mint & Grapefruit Sorbet

 Fresh Mint & Grapefruit Sorbet
With a smooth, velvety texture, this pretty pink sorbet is a pleasant finish to special occasion meals. Mint beautifully balances the tartness of grapefruit.—Lisa Speer, Palm Beach, Florida
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + freezing

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 4 cups ruby red grapefruit juice

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, bring the sugar, water and mint to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low; cook for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat; let
  • stand for 10 minutes. Strain and discard mint leaves. Stir in
  • grapefruit juice. Allow mixture to cool completely.
  • Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer two-thirds full; freeze according
  • to manufacturer's directions. Transfer to a freezer container;
  • freeze for 4 hours or until firm. Yield: 1-1/2 quarts.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 162 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.