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Grapefruit Mint Sorbet


1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves -=or=- 1/4 cup dried mint leaves
2 large pink grapefruits
mint leaves to garnish


Make a syrup by combining the water and sugar in a non-corrosive pot. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, add the mint leaves and let steep for 20 to 25 minutes. Strain the syrup and discard the mint leaves.

Juice the grapefruits and measure out 1 c of juice. When the syrup has cooled, combine with the grapefruit juice. Freeze following the instructions for making Lemon Sorbet. Garnish with the additional mint leaves.