Raspberry Prosecco Sorbet – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

You will never guess where I am at the moment.  Or maybe you will, I don’t know.  Go ahead, take a guess.  Take a wild stab!  Nope, that’s not it.  Noooo, that’s not it either.  Oh, ick, I wouldn’t be caught dead there!  Fine, fine, fine, I will just tell you where I am.  I am in New Orleans, or N’awlins as they say.   Or the Big Easy, as they also say.  Who they are and why they say that, I haven’t the foggiest?  And I don’t have time to Google it at the moment.  Can you look it up for me and let me know?

You might wonder why I would leave the brutal heat and humidity of Boston in the summertime for the even more brutal heat and humidity of Louisiana.  I’d love to tell you that it’s for vacation and sightseeing, but it’s actually for business of sorts and it’s going to be a very quick turnaround.  I am down here to film a few very short segments of Get The Skinny with Molly Kimball, on Good Morning, New Orleans (ABC affiliate WGNO).   Since Swerve Sweetener is a local New Orleans company, they have partnered with Molly and Good Morning New Orleans to create healthy recipes using Swerve instead of sugar.  And they invited both me and Maria of Maria’s Nutritious and Delicious Journal (who also happens to be one of my co-authors in Low Carbing Among Friends, V.1) to come down and showcase some of our creations.

Obviously this was an opportunity I was not about to pass up.  Besides the fact that I get to come down and see the French Quarter with my own eyes for the first time, and be on TV for the first time, and all that New Orleans Jazz, I would never, ever pass up the opportunity for a night away from my kids!  See what kind of mother I am?  Terrible, just terrible.

Whatever.  I am down in New Orleans for the night and I intend to enjoy every second.  So celebrate with me and enjoy a refreshing cup of this gorgeous Raspberry Prosecco Sorbet.  I threw it together when I had some leftover Prosecco that needed to be used up and it was delicious.  Prosecco and fresh berries go so beautifully together, why not marry them into one sweet, cool treat?

 

Raspberry Prosecco Sorbet – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen raspberries
  • 1 1/2 cups Prosecco
  • 1/3 cup powdered erythritol (I used Swerve)
  • 1/4 cup water

Instructions

  1. Combine raspberries, prosecco, erythritol and water in food processor and puree until smooth, about 30 seconds.
  2. Transfer mixture to a mesh sieve set over a medium bowl and let drain, pressing on solids to release as much liquid as possible. Discard solids and chill liquids one hour.
  3. Pour into the canister of an ice cream maker and churn according to manufacturer’s instructions. Transfer to an airtight container, press plastic wrap flush to the surface and freeze until firm but not rock hard, 1 to 2 hours.

Notes

Serves 4. Each serving has a total of 7.5 g of carbs and 4 g of fiber. Total NET CARBS = 3.5 g.

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Comments

  1. Such a fun sorbet to serve at parties!

  2. I love this combination! That is so cool about being on TV! Congrats and enjoy your time in New Orleans!

  3. Oh gosh… your life sounds SO TERRIBLE ;-) A trip to New Orleans… that sounds amazing to me! :-) You know what else sounds amazing? This prosecco sorbet! Bring on the booze!

  4. This looks and sounds wonderful! It has all of my favorite ingredients

  5. Ooooo, now this makes me happy! Prosecco is my new bff.

  6. It’s hot and humid here in the Northeast and this sorbet would totally hit the spot!

  7. I saw that you were in NO, but I didn’t know why…wow, very cool!!!! And your sorbet is cool, too…cool and delish!!!

  8. Oh enjoy yourself. I have always wanted to go there. And that sorbet is something I would certainly enjoy. Sweet treat!

  9. Looks so amazing!! I love the color!

  10. This is so perfect for summer! Especially whne you’re hitting 100 degrees!! YUM!

  11. All the best in New Orleans with everything, Carolyn! This sorbet looks wonderful.

  12. Looks awesome!

  13. Love sorbet! I am not a drinker, so I would just omit that…maybe add some club soda instead? Not really sure what Prosecco tastes like… but mmm…sorbet!! Have fun in New Orleans!

  14. Please, please, please ask them when Swerve will be available in the UK! Thank you x

  15. How exciting Carolyn! I thought you’re on a family trip but this sounds even more amazing! Enjoy every second. Soon you’ll be on the National television!

  16. I had a signature cocktail with prosecco and raspberries at my wedding… this looks awesome! Def have to try :-)

  17. Congrats Carolyn – can’t wait to see you on TV – will you put up links?

  18. You continue to amaze and delight me with what you manage to dream up. Case and point: this perfect midsummer dream of blissful coolness… Wow! Congrats on your newfound celebrity status. Incidently, the first time I used Swerve, I had a question about it, so I called them and mentioned that I had heard about it from this website. Well, the woman just gushed about how wonderful you were and your recipes were! So you have a fan base in NO already!
    Enjoy your time there… it is a magical place.

  19. Wow, I love Prosecco and it sounds just right for a sorbet. T.V??? If I send you a shirt, could you sign it or could I be your driver ;)

  20. colourful picture looks wonderful

  21. Congrats!! What an amazing opportunity! This sorbet looks incredible. I love Prosecco, and with fresh berries, yum!

  22. Beautiful sorbet, Carolyn! i love the deep color and i can imagine the aroma and taste of the raspberries…Yummy!

  23. How fun Carolyn!!! I hope you enjoyed every second!

  24. Carolyn this is a gorgeous sorbet. Love the color and how vibrant it is. Have fun in New Orleans. You are going to have a blast. Can’t wait to hear all about it.

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