Lime Mango Sorbet Recipe

Anyone who knows me well will tell you about my love for mangoes!  This is a wonderfully refreshing recipe (compliments of  Enjoy a few scoops of Lime Mango Sorbet the next time you need a real treat.  June is a great month for mangoes.  They are in the stores now and are inexpensive.  Give this recipe a try.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • Zest from one lime
  • 3 ripe mangos (about 2 1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • Pinch salt
  • 3 Tbsp tequila


  • Heat the sugar, water, and lime zest in a medium saucepan until the sugar has completely dissolved. Set aside to cool.
  • Cut the flesh from the mangoes
  • Put the mango pieces, sugar water, lime juice, and salt into a blender. Blend until completely smooth. Pour into a medium bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until completely chilled.
  • When ready to put the chilled lime mango purée into your ice cream maker, mix in the tequila. Process the mixture in your ice cream maker (Amazon sells a good one) according to the ice cream maker directions. Transfer mixture to a plastic storage container and freezer in your freezer until firm, at least 6 hours.

Yield: Makes almost 1 quart.

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