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Makes
Serves: 12
Level
easy
Prep Time
10
Cooking Time
180
Total Time
210

Ingredients

1/3 cup
sugar
75 mL
6 sprigs
basil, leaves and stalks separated
1 lb
strawberries, stemmed and hulled
500 g
1/4 cup
balsamic vinegar
60 mL

Method

Step 1
In a small saucepan, simmer sugar, basil stems and 1 cup (250 mL) water over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Let cool. Meanwhile, set aside 6 strawberries and 12 small basil leaves for garnish.
Step 2
Remove basil stems from the cooled sugar syrup and pour syrup into a blender. Add basil leaves, strawberries and vinegar and blend until smooth.
Step 3
Strain out seeds and pulp, pour into a shallow metal pan and freeze. Every 30 min. stir and scrape the mixture with a fork, repeating 5 to 6 times until it has frozen into crystals. Scoop into bowls and garnish with reserved basil leaves and strawberries.
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Characteristics

Desserts Italian Low Fat

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
1/12 of the recipe
Calories:
40
Carbs:
10 g
Protein:
0.4 g
Fiber:
1 g
Sodium:
1 mg