Papaya Sorbet with Pesto

This is easy for anyone to prepare. Flavors reactivate the taste buds.

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Ingredients

For 2 Serving(s)

  • 1 Fresh papaya, peeled and seeded
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 2 bunches Fresh sweet basil
  • 2 ounces Olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Cashews, dried and crushed
  • 1 pinch Jalapeno pepper, powder
  • to taste Salt

Papaya Sorbet with Pesto Directions

Steps

  • Place the water and sugar to heat until dissolved and clear. Let it rest and cool. (Base solution)
  • Cube the fresh papaya and place in the blender until it forms a chunky liquid. Add the base solution.
  • Place the mix in an ice cream maker and follow manufacturer recommendations.
  • Place the sorbet in the freezer.
  • Chop the basil fine. Add the oil, cashews, jalapeno powder and salt to taste. Will make a paste.
  • On a plate based with pesto, add scoop of papaya sorbet.
  • Garnish with mint leaves and dry pepper skeleton (see photo). The pepper skeleton is optional. To make, slice and dry a jalapeno pepper.

Recipe notes

This is easy for anyone to prepare. Flavors reactivate the taste buds. It adds fiber for bowel function, and is appealing because it is cold.

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