Strawberry-Balsamic Sorbet


The balsamic flavor in this sorbet is subtle; just enough balsamic vinegar is added to heighten the flavor of summer-ripe strawberries. Feel free to add up to 1 tsp. more vinegar, if you prefer.

  • 1Servings


  • 8 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp. salt


1. Toss together strawberries, 1/4 cup sugar, and lemon juice in large bowl. Let stand 30 minutes, or until berries have released their juices.

2. Purée strawberries in 2 batches in food processor until smooth. Strain purée, and discard seeds. Return to bowl, and stir in remaining 1/2 cup sugar, vinegar, and salt.

3. Chill in refrigerator until cold, then churn in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s directions. Transfer to 1-quart container, and freeze.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 124
  • Carbohydrate Content: 31 g
  • Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Protein Content: 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 38 mg
  • Sugar Content: 27 g