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For busy families, meals that are easy to prepare are the name of the game! No one wants to spend hours slaving over a hot stove if they don’t need to.
That’s why I try to keep my dinner prep simple. I go for recipes with just a handful of ingredients, like this lemon sorbet, or I pick up something from the store that doesn’t require a ton of work.
By keeping it simple, I have more time to spend with my family, and that makes dinner even more enjoyable.
This lemon sorbet pairs beautifully with a rich and hearty meal. Its citrusy refreshment makes the perfect palate cleanser and light dessert to round off the meal.
I served it after my family enjoyed a STOUFFER’S® Large Family Size Lasagna with Meat & Sauce.
I picked up this lasagna in the frozen food section of Walmart.
It was a pleasure to gather around the goodness of STOUFFER’S®. I especially appreciated how the lasagna had two different cooking options, one of which shortened the overall cooking time by almost 20 minutes.
Plus, this family-sized meal has no preservatives and uses real mozzarella cheese. Try it for yourself with this Ibotta offer!
Tips for Making Lemon Sorbet
- Use fresh lemon juice. Trust me.
- You can make a lemon basil version of this for a more sophisticated taste. Just follow the extra notes in the recipe.
- If you don’t have any lemon juice, you may swap in lime, grapefruit, or kumquat juice.
- Garnish with basil or mint for an elegant presentation.
- If you want to serve this as a slushie, you can serve it right after it’s been processed in your ice cream maker, while it’s still soft.
Lemon Sorbet: Easy, Elegant, and Refreshing
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- Pinch of salt
- 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
- Combine the water and sugar in a medium sauce pan and cook over medium heat until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat.
- Add the lemon juice and salt, then stir to combine. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh strainer to remove any pulp, then cover and refrigerate for a few hours, or overnight.
- Process the mixture in an ice cream maker for 15 to 20 minutes until thickened. The sorbet will be soft. To make it firm, transfer to a container and freeze for at least 2 hours.
Recipe NotesTo make a lemon basil sorbet, add 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves after step one and let steep for 30 minutes before continuing with step two.
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