nutritional information

Per 1/2-cup serving:

  • Calories: 116
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Total Fat: <1 g
  • Saturated Fat: <1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 29 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 7 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 26 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Mojito-Cucumber Sorbet

Makes 1 quart

Refresh your palate with this tropical-drink-inspired treat. For a fun serving idea, scoop the sorbet into hollowed-out lime halves and garnish with mint sprigs.
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 ½ cups mint leaves
  • 3 cucumbers or 2 English cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 oz. rum, optional

1. Bring sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Boil 1 minute, or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, and add mint leaves. Cover, and cool.

2. Transfer mint syrup to blender or food processor, and blend until mint leaves are finely chopped. Add cucumber chunks, and blend until very smooth. Chill in refrigerator until cold. Stir lime juice and rum (if using) into chilled mixture.

3. Churn in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s directions. Transfer to 1-quart container, and freeze.

July/August 2013 p.75

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comments

Made this tonight & it's very refreshing! Great way to use up a lime & 2 large cucumbers I had lying around. Just a tad sweet for me, may try cutting back the sugar just a bit, but will definitely add to the recipe box for a summer treat!

Kristen - 2014-09-10 00:15:08