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Chocolate Sorbet with Warm Cherries

SORBETEvery once in awhile, our sweet tooth kicks in and we can’t bear saying no to a sweet treat. Check out of this chocolate sorbet recipe from our friends at Publix Aprons Cooking School.  The best part is it is both dietitian and chef approved. “From a cardiovascular standpoint, sorbet is a great alternative to ice cream,” says Lauren Dimitrov, Registered Dietitian & Nutrition Expert, “It has zero grams of fat. Just remember to keep portion size small.”

 

 

Serves 4

Ingredients

2 teaspoons canola oil

1 tablespoon sugar

1/8 teaspoon kosher salt

2 cups fresh sweet cherries, pitted or thawed frozen unsweetened cherries

Pinch grated lime zest

1 ½ teaspoons lime juice

1 pint chocolate sorbet

Method

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat
  2. Add sugar and salt and cook, stirring constantly, until sugar is almost dissolve, about 2 minutes
  3. Add cherries and cook, stirring constantly, until softened, 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lime zest and juice.
  4. Place 1/2 cup scoop of sorbet in each of 4 serving bowls. Spoon cherries evenly over sorbet.

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