Basil Lime Sorbet Recipe

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Valerie Published: January 18, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021
Basil Lime Sorbet Recipe

How To Make Basil Lime Sorbet

Celebrate the flavors of summer with this basil lime sorbet. This refreshing dessert is vegan and dairy-free, so you can enjoy with less guilt.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cool and Freeze Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
Total: 3 hours 15 minutes



  • cupswater
  • 2cupsbasil leaves,gently packed
  • 1cupsugar,or more/less to taste
  • ½cupfresh lime juice
  • 2tbsplime zest


  1. In a saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil over medium-high heat.  Boil for 1 minute, then remove from heat and allow mixture to cool for 10 minutes (or more).

  2. Then add the sugar/water mixture, basil leaves and lime juice to a blender.  And carefully then puree the mixture for about 1 minute, or until well-blended.  Pour through a fine-meshed strainer, and stir in the lime zest.

  3. Freeze immediately in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions until slushy-firm.  Scoop into a storage container and freeze until firm enough to scoop.


  • Calories: 205.23kcal
  • Fat: 0.11g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.06g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.34g
  • Fiber: 0.63g
  • Sugar: 50.57g
  • Protein: 0.55g
  • Sodium: 7.69mg
  • Calcium: 34.44mg
  • Potassium: 76.59mg
  • Iron: 0.46mg
  • Vitamin A: 32.38µg
  • Vitamin C: 15.10mg
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