Basil and Lime Sorbet

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 28 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Inactive: 3 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 wineglass water (about 5 ounces)

1 wineglass sugar (equal in weight to the water)

5 to 6 limes, zested

1 glass lime juice

1 very large bunch basil, pounded to a puree

Directions

  1. Place the water and sugar in a pan, bring to a boil, and simmer for 4 minutes with the lime zest. Remove from the heat, and allow to cool for a while. Add the lime juice and basil puree. Stir this up and leave to infuse for a while. Pass it through a coarse sieve and pour into a plastic tub or earthenware dish and place in the freezer. Generally, sorbet takes 2 hours to set. Try to stir it around every 30 minutes, if you remember. Serve it in a glass on its own.