Salsa Sorbet

Salsa Sorbet

Makes 8 servings


Make this when tomatoes are in season, using the most fragrant ones you can find—or grow. For a fabulous, and unexpected, color, try it with yellow tomatoes. Serve this refreshing ice as an unexpected first course, between courses as a palate refresher or as a cooling treat on a hot day.

  • 8 medium tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 medium jalapeño pepper, seeded, deveined and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 6 fresh cilantro sprigs
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 small clove garlic, peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Lime slices and additional fresh cilantro sprigs, to garnish

1. In food processor or blender, combine tomatoes, pepper, onion, cilantro, juice, sugar, garlic and salt; purée until very smooth.

2. Place medium sieve over medium bowl. Strain tomato mixture through sieve, pressing with back of wooden spoon; discard solids. Refrigerate, covered, until chilled.

3. Transfer mixture to ice-cream maker; freeze, following manufacturer's directions. Serve garnished with lime slices and cilantro sprigs.

Serving (1/2 cup) provides:
2 -1/4 Vegetables

Per serving:
38 Calories, 1 g Total Fat, 0 g Saturated Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 82 mg Sodium, 9 g Total Carbohydrate, 2 g Dietary Fiber, 1 g Protein, 11 mg Calcium

Mexican Mary Variation

4. Add 1 fluid ounce (2 tablespoons) tequila or gin before freezing; add 10 Optional Calories to Selection Information.

Per serving: 47 Calories, 1 g Total Fat, 0 g Saturated Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 82 mg Sodium, 9 g Total Carbohydrate, 2 g Dietary Fiber, 1 g Protein, 11 mg Calcium


Recipe from:
Weight Watchers Slim Ways Mexican

Weight Watchers Light and Tasty Deluxe CD-ROM
Copyright © 1997 The Learning Company, Inc.
Recipes copyright © Weight Watchers International, Inc., owner of the registered trademark.
All Rights Reserved.
Recipes & photos reprinted by permission.


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