Melon and Strawberry Gelato


Melon and Strawberry Gelato

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Italians have been in love with ices and ice-creams for hundreds of years. In Florence, during the Renaissance, special ice-houses were built so that cooks would always have the access to the ice needed to make their delicious desserts. Fruity and fresh flavours of this muskmelon and strawberry sorbet will cleanse your palate after a cheesy Italian meal, leaving you hungry for more!

Melon and Strawberry Gelato recipe - How to make Melon and Strawberry Gelato

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Serves 4.
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Ingredients


5 cups cubed muskmelon (kharbooja)
2 cups sliced strawberries
5 to 6 tbsp sugar

For the garnish
a few sliced strawberries

Method
    Main Procedure
  1. Blend all the ingredients in a liquidiser into a smooth purée.
  2. Pour into 2 to 3 large freezer proof containers to form a 25 mm. (1") thick layer. Freeze for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  3. Serve scoops of the melon and strawberry ice into individual bowls.
  4. Serve immediately, garnished with sliced strawberries.

Tips
  1. Both the strawberies and muskmelon should be fresh and ripe. Even one piece of spoilt fruit could spoil this gelato. Adjust the sugar to your preferen
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy147 cal
Protein1.1 g
Carbohydrates34.3 g
Fiber3.3 g
Fat0.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium196.9 mg

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