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Frozen Lemon Yogurt Recipe

Frozen Lemon Yogurt Recipe

"Wanting something with fewer calories, I tinkered with a lemon ice cream recipe until I liked what I tasted," says field editor Carol Mead of Los Alamos, New Mexico. "This cool tangy treat is so refreshing!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Freeze: 30 min. + freezing YIELD:10 servings


  • 4 cups (32 ounces) plain yogurt
  • 1-2/3 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 4 drops yellow food coloring, optional


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the yogurt, sugar, lemon juice and peel; mix well. Stir in food coloring if desired. Pour into cylinder of ice cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's directions. Transfer ice cream to freezer containers, allowing headspace for expansion. Freeze 2-4 hours or until firm. Yield: 5 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 187 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.