Frozen Lemon Yogurt

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Freeze: 30 min. + freezing


5 cups

Updated: Oct. 13, 2022
Wanting something with fewer calories, I tinkered with a lemon ice cream recipe until I liked what I tasted. This cool tangy treat is so refreshing! —Carol Mead, Los Alamos, New Mexico


  • 4 cups plain yogurt
  • 1-2/3 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 4 drops yellow food coloring, optional


  1. In a bowl, combine the yogurt, sugar, lemon juice and zest; 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.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 187 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 42mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.