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Fruit in Lemon-Verbena Syrup
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    A light syrup, laced with the refreshing lemony-floral taste of verbena, and a scoop of cassis sorbet amplify the tug-of-war between sweet and tart in a bowl of mixed summer fruits.

    Ingredients

    • 5 cups mixed fresh fruit such as raspberries, blackberries, red or white currants (left on stems if desired), pink gooseberries (see cooks' note), blueberries, strawberries, and cherries (pitted or halved if large)
    • 1 1/4 cups sugar
    • 8 (6-inch) sprigs fresh lemon verbena
    • 1 1/4 cups water
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, or to taste
    • Accompaniment: cassis sorbet

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 200 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 14 mg 0.57%
    • Calcium: 1 mg 0.11%
    • Potassium: 225 mg 6.44%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 54 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5%
    • Sugar: 53 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 7.48%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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