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Lemon 'n' Lime Strawberry Ice Recipe

Lemon 'n' Lime Strawberry Ice Recipe

Marie Rizzo of Interlochen, Michigan sends her icy fruit dessert that's perfect for summer. “It's so refreshing after dinner,” she writes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + freezing YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon shredded orange peel
  • 2 teaspoons shredded lemon peel
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons shredded lime peel
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the first five ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5-6 minutes or until slightly thickened. Strain; discard peels. Add juices to the syrup; cool slightly.
  • 2. Place half of the juice mixture and strawberries in a blender; cover and pulse until nearly smooth. Pour into 2-qt. freezer container. Repeat with remaining juice mixture and berries.
  • 3. Cover and freeze 12 hours or overnight, stirring several times. Ice may be frozen for up to 3 months. Just before serving, break apart with a large spoon. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 173 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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