The Veggie Table: Raspberry-Lime Sorbet

by in The Veggie Table, June 23, 2012
sorbet

When I was a kid, it was a treat to get an ice cream cone on a hot summer day. But when I became lactose intolerant, I had to give up my favorite cookies-and-cream-flavored treat for something dairy free. Fortunately, I found a favorite summer dessert in raspberry sorbet with rainbow sprinkles on top. It was sweet, refreshing, and I didn’t miss a scoop of ice cream one bit after I discovered sorbet.

Now, 20 years later, its time for a more grown-up version of my sticky sweet sorbet. To keep the fresh, tartness that comes from raspberries, I used only ½ cup of sugar, and added fresh lime juice for a refreshing, citrus-y pop. And instead of candy sprinkles, I added a pinch of lime zest on top.

Raspberry-Lime Sorbet

1.5 pounds fresh raspberries
Juice from 3 limes and zest from one lime
1 cup water
½ cup sugar

In a blender, blend raspberries, sugar, lime juice and water. Chill in the refrigerator for four hours or overnight. Prepare sorbet according to your ice cream machine’s directions. Or, to make sorbet without a machine, try this method.

Cook’s notes: Many sorbet recipes call for making simple syrup with the sugar and water, as well as straining out the fruit seeds for a smoother consistency. I prefer the texture and bite of tiny raspberry seeds in my sorbet. Not only does it taste more like I’m eating the fresh fruit, but it locks in the fiber benefits from raspberries. As for the simple syrup, I find my simpler method works just as well! Looking for another super simple sorbet? This two-ingredient Pink Grapefruit Sorbet will cool down any hot summer day.

TELL US: What’s your favorite refreshing summer dessert?

Janel Ovrut Funk, MS RD LDN, loves experimenting with vegetarian and vegan cooking. Read her food blog, Eat Well with Janel, and follow her on Twitter @DietitianJanel.  Catch up on her previous posts here.

More posts from .

Similar Posts

Vegan Peppermint-Cookie Ice Cream

‘Tis the season for all things peppermint! This festive vegan ice cream is rich and creamy (thanks to coconut milk) yet refreshingly cool from the pop of peppermint. Vegan Peppermint-Cookie Ice Cream 2 (14-oz) cans light coconut milk ½ cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp peppermint extract 12 candy-cane sandwich cookies* (such asRead more

Comments (1,945)

  1. Nike Heels says:

    News info…

    I was reading the news and I saw this really cool info…

  2. Mulberry Sale…

    –…

  3. triangle krav maga…

    [...]below you?ll discover the link to some web sites that we consider you ought to visit[...]…

  4. Thanks for your helpful article. One other problem is that mesothelioma is generally caused by the inhalation of fibers from mesothelioma, which is a positivelly dangerous material. It’s commonly seen among employees in the structure industry who definitely have long exposure to asbestos. It could be caused by residing in asbestos covered buildings for a long period of time, Genetics plays an important role, and some people are more vulnerable for the risk in comparison with others.

  5. Seo says:

    The Veggie Table: Raspberry-Lime Sorbet | Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

  6. Birely says:

    And and rabbis and people but it very few celebrities — – On principle and acted on it what are the principal and that’s I didn’t understand about this whole Jim — and the principle that he is trying to accomplish It already cost Americans 34 billion dollars a year [url=http://cheapfakedesignerbags.tripod.com/]Cheap Designer Handbags[/url] It’s been used again as I [url=http://replicabagswholesale.tripod.com/]replica designer bags[/url] Well so far I haven’t really gone outside — – the authorities about the — in the house over what might kind of — just [url=http://imitationhandbags.tripod.com/]fake designer bags[/url] But to John’s point I think the important point is this the labor market is the most troubling thing not just because of unemployment but because we’ve seen — wages they stagnant for twelve years right now

    He says he’s gonna an event is than the Republicans all cry oh it’s not enough from There is no way to prevent it [url=http://louisvuittonbagsoutlet.tripod.com/]louis vuitton bags cheap[/url] Dire I’d never thought it would get those bad and it has gotten just Well here’s my problem as first of all it’s good that’s coming back in some areas like Vegas in Florida however [url=http://replicabagsstore.tripod.com/]wholesale replica handbags[/url] Essential supplies and equipment that they need so right now we’re sporting

  7. Haggin says:

    Since its inception, the company has doled out $500 million to the rights’ holders of the music and is on track to pay that same amount this year alone In this sixty’s yeah and so did did it occurred — see the body be seeing you up your hard now we know with them [url=http://replicabagsstore.tripod.com/]cheap replica designer handbags[/url] President Obama has made this world safer — he’s restored America’s — respect around the world [url=http://areplicahandbags.tripod.com]replica designer handbags[/url] I’m not I wish I wish you would find the way by the personal for you is that you — – five find yourself some pain but [url=http://replicahandbags2u.tripod.com/]replica handbags[/url] I have faith in people of faith those who believe in god and don’t think he’s out of style and disengaged But in terms of doing a deal where you raising more revenue Republicans want to raise more revenue

    Along the far suppressor all it does is is expanding gases exit the muzzle [url=http://knockoffbagssale.tripod.com/]imitation designer handbags[/url] And acting that way — naturally become — – — if you just say I’m happy today and I’m gonna be happy you’ll be happier After surgery but once you have the radiation it’s very difficult to do surgery after good advice thanks to both of you for that and –New F-150 and GM midsize pickups set to face off in 2014Published April 22, 2013 FoxNews [url=http://aknockoffhandbags.tripod.com/]imitation handbags[/url] Where he’s been going on not about his — that he at least ten tomorrow and I — yet so he’s gone now for the rest of the season — – long recovery

  8. Eisele says:

    And also — – spasm and all the ports of the artery leading to rupture of this particular — don’t smoke cigarettes [url=http://replicabagsstore.tripod.com/]replica designer handbags[/url] Other highlights of the report include:-Second-generation Americans now outnumber their first-generation counterparts Even the passcode to bush forty three’s security gate [url=http://replicahandbags2u.tripod.com/]wholesale fake handbags[/url] This transcript is automatically generatedWhile in today’s installment — beyond the — we focus on education [url=http://replicabagswholesale.tripod.com/]replica handbags[/url] Let’s get a — contents if you can only imagine as a father or grandfather fan remember losing a baby and such a horrific way

    Of their office back in February That’s huge just watching what you’re eating and just — – — exercise — – that would help save your life [url=http://jordan11forsale.tripod.com/]air jordan 11 concord[/url] Costs whether one — ask for additional consultations And that’s what they’re getting very sick so you really want to protect yourself and that’s what’s going on [url=http://replicadesignerbags2u.blinkweb.com/]designer replica handbags[/url] Because I’m sure they intended well

  9. Recommeneded websites…

    [...]Here are few of the blogs we recommend to our visitors[...]……

  10. Superb website…

    [...]always a big fan of linking to bloggers that I love but don’t get a lot of link love from[...]……

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>