Vitamix Sorbet Recipes
1 ⅔ cup water (390 g)
1 cup unsalted pistachios (130 g)
½ cup sugar (98 g)
½ tsp salt (2.8 g)
Add all ingredients to blender, blend on high for longer than normal to make the nuts completely smooth: about 2 minutes. Mixture will heat up, which will help make it smoother. Pour into ice-cube trays and freeze solid.
Place frozen cubes into blender and blend a second time on high. (For thick mixtures like this it’s important to use the blender at the top speed to maximize air-flow through the motor and avoid overheating.) At first it will be difficult to blend, but by using the Vitamix tamper it will soon start to circulate. Stop blending as soon as it has gotten a chance to circulate for a few seconds. You should see what Vitamix refers to as the “four mounds.”
If you want to jazz up the color you could add a small handful of baby spinach to make it more green.
3 ripe peaches halved and pitted
½ tsp vanilla extract
¾ cup sugar
4 cups ice cubes
Place all ingredients in order into the Vitamix. Blend on speed 1, slowly increasing the speed to 10, then to high. Blend for 30 seconds and listen to the sound of the motor. Look for 4 mounds to form and do not over mix or melting will occur.
Strawberry Lime Sorbet
1 cup cold water
¼ cup sugar
1 peeled lime
1 lb frozen strawberries
Place all ingredients into the Vitamix and blend on speed 1, slowly increase to speed 10 then to high for another 30-60 seconds using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades. Listen for the sound of the motor to change and look for 4 mounds to form. Stop the Vitamix when the mounds form and serve. Only takes 5 minutes!