Basil Lime Sorbet


This delicious lime sorbet with basil is a perfect, light dessert.

Basil-Lime Sorbet
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 35 mins


  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • ¾ cup fresh lime juice

  • 20 fresh basil leaves, minced


  1. Make a simple syrup by bringing sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan. Allow to boil for 1 minute, then remove from the heat. Let cool for about 10 minutes.

  2. Purée cooled simple syrup, lime juice, and basil in a blender. Pour into a container, cover, and place into the freezer until completely frozen, about 2 hours.

  3. Break the frozen mixture into pieces and place back into the blender. Blend until smooth. Return to the container, cover, and store in the freezer until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

205 Calories
0g Fat
54g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 205
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 51g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 14mg 70%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 61mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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