Strawberry-Mascarpone Gelato


A gelato dish from northern Italy enjoyed by all. Garnish with whole strawberries.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
5 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
5 hrs 50 mins
6 servings


  • 3 cups strawberries, hulled and quartered

  • 1 (8 ounce) container mascarpone cheese

  • 1 cup whole milk

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • teaspoon salt


  1. Place strawberries into a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Pour puree through a fine-meshed sieve or strainer over a large bowl. Press on the berries using a rubber spatula or wooden spoon to extract all juices; discard solids.

  2. Combine mascarpone cheese, milk, sugar, lemon juice, and salt in the blender or food processor; blend until smooth. Pour into strawberry puree and stir well. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 3 hours to overnight.

  3. Place chilled mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions, about 20 minutes. Transfer to an airtight container and freeze until firm, 2 hours to overnight.

  4. Let gelato sit at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

306 Calories
19g Fat
33g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 306
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 86mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 45mg 227%
Calcium 112mg 9%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 177mg 4%

* 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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