Lime is the perfect complement to mango.  An overripe mango, which can taste a bit vegetably, is easily remedied with a splash of lime juice.  I made this sorbet with that in mind.  It’s very easy to make and extremely good for you.  Just look!  There’s barely any sugar!This is best enjoyed a little soft. Twenty seconds in the microwave will get it the right consistency if it has been in the freezer for longer than five hours.

Mango Lime Sorbet

  • 4 ripe, medium-sized mangoes
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • zest and juice of 1-2 limes
  • pinch of salt

1.  Pulse all four ingredients in the food processor (or the blender if you have a really good one), until smooth.
2.  Place in ice cream maker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.  (Mine is a Cuisinart Frozen Yogurt/Ice Cream maker, and I let mine spin around for about 25 minutes.)
3.  Place in an airtight container and freeze for at least 3 hours.
4.  Serve with curls of lime zest.

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