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Tart Lemon Sorbet Recipe

From Georgetown, Texas, field editor Susan Garoutte writes, "On hot summer days, nothing seems to satisfy like the tartness of lemons. This light, refreshing sorbet is one of my favorite ways to use that puckery fruit."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + cooling Process: 20 min. + freezing YIELD:8 servings


  • 3 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel


  • 1. In a saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Cool. Add the lemon juice and peel; mix well. Pour into the cylinder of an ice cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's directions. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving. Yield: about 1 quart.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 157 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2012

"This very very good, light & refreshing.

you won't be able to get enough"

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