Açai Sorbet

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In its pure state, açai pulp is sour and slightly bitter, but once a little sweetener is added, the flavor resembles concentrated blueberries with a hint of chocolate. "Agave nectar is a good option here because its lower-glycemic-load sugar is a better complement to açai's phytonutrients," explains Los Angeles–based nutritionist Ashley Koff, RD.

  • SERVINGServings

Ingredients

  • 4 pure açai pulp smoothie packs (4 oz. each), thawed
  • 3/4 cup agave nectar
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice

Preparation

1. Whisk together all ingredients in bowl. Transfer to 9-inch-square metal baking pan, and place in freezer. Stir with fork every half hour, scraping frozen bits from sides, to keep from freezing into a block. Scoop into bowls, and serve, or store in airtight container up to 1 week.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 8
  • Calories: 132
  • Carbohydrate Content: 27 g
  • Fat Content: 2 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 5 mg
  • Sugar Content: 24 g