Blueberry Sauce for Sorbet
Kay Tanberg writes, “We enjoy this refreshing and lovely dessert on warm days at our summer home in Two Harbors, Minnesota.”
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
Makesabout 3 cups
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 cup water
- 4 cups fresh blueberries
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- Lemon sorbet
- Additional blueberries, optional
- In a large saucepan, combine the cornstarch and water until smooth. Stir in blueberries, sugar and lemon juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Cool slightly. Transfer mixture to a blender; cover and process until smooth. Strain and discard seeds. Pour sauce into a bowl; cover and refrigerate until chilled.
- To serve, spoon sauce over scoops of sorbet. Garnish with additional blueberries if desired. Refrigerate leftover sauce.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 23 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit.
Originally published as Blueberries with Lemon Sorbet in Taste of Home August/September 2005