Peach Basil Sorbet

Peach Basil Sorbet

Description

Our Peach Basil Sorbet offers a unique twist on a classic summer treat. This recipe marries the sweet, juicy flavors of ripe peaches with the aromatic freshness of basil, enhanced by a hint of agave syrup for subtle sweetness. The result is a light, refreshing sorbet that's perfect for a hot day, providing a sophisticated flavor profile that's sure to impress any dessert lover.

Ingredients

  • 3 large ripe peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 10 fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons agave syrup

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine the sliced peaches, basil leaves, and agave syrup. Blend until smooth.
  2. Pour the mixture into a shallow dish and freeze for about 2 hours, until it begins to solidify.
  3. Remove the dish from the freezer and scrape the partially frozen mixture with a fork. Return it to the freezer.
  4. Repeat the scraping process every 30 minutes for about 2-3 hours, until the sorbet is fluffy and light.
  5. Serve the sorbet immediately for the best texture or store in the freezer in an airtight container for up to two weeks.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving (approximately 1/2 cup): 90 calories, 1g protein, 22g carbohydrates, 0g fat, 2g fiber, 5mg sodium.

Health Benefits

The Peach Basil Sorbet is not only delightful in taste but also offers several health benefits. Peaches are a good source of vitamins A and C, which are important for skin health and immune function. Basil provides anti-inflammatory properties and a range of antioxidants, which help combat oxidative stress. The agave syrup serves as a natural sweetener, making this sorbet a healthier alternative to traditional desserts that often contain refined sugars. This combination makes the sorbet a refreshing, nutritious option suitable for any occasion.

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