Use fresh California grapes to make this refreshing, summer-perfect sorbet!
4 cups black California grapes
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon vodka (optional, but helps make sorbet smooth)
Puree grapes, sugar, lemon zest, and juice in blender until mixture is smooth. Place mixture in a saucepan and bring to boil over high heat. Let boil 30 seconds, then remove from heat. Strain puree through fine strainer and discard solids.
Stir vodka into puree. Let mixture chill in refrigerator, then place in an ice cream freezer according to manufacturer instructions or freeze in a shallow pan, stirring every 10-15 minutes until frozen.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 180; Protein 0g; Carbohydrates 44g; Fat 0g; Saturated Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 20mg; Fiber <1g.