3 Ingredient Strawberry Basil Sorbet

As we’ve been sticking to all things clean and whole in our house, I must share with you the greatest temptation. Snacking and desserts. These two food categories could throw me off quicker than anything else. This recipe is legit, takes 3 ingredients, and doesn’t involve an ice cream maker. It makes it a winner for us. The sweetness of the sorbet comes through naturally through the strawberries. The citric acid from the lemon elevates the melded flavors of the basil and strawberries without being overly tart. (Also, it’s Whole30 approved which is huge. So indulge a bit and bookmark this recipe to make it through your 30 days.) 

Keep reading for this simple recipe after the jump!

3 Ingredient Strawberry Basil Sorbet

4 servings 

Prep time: 10 minutes
Inactive time: 6 hours to overnight


  • 1 pint of strawberries, stems removed
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1/2 C fresh basil, less or more to desired taste


Begin by rinsing strawberries, lemon, and basil under cold water in a colander and allow to drain. Remove tops from strawberries and cut in half. Add to blender. Then add lemon juice and tear in fresh basil. Blend until the texture is smooth on high speed. Place into a large sealable container and put into the freezer. Freeze for at least 6 hours or overnight. Serve in a glass with a sprig of fresh basil on top. Enjoy this cool treat!

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