Basil Gelato Recipe | SAVEUR

Basil Gelato

Vividly green and intensely flavored, this smooth basil gelato is a perfectly unexpected dessert.

Basil Gelato
Vividly green and intensely flavored, this smooth basil gelato is a perfectly unexpected dessert.
makes 1 quart

Ingredients

2 cups basil leaves
2 cups milk
1 cup heavy cream
34 cup sugar
1 tbsp. lemon zest
14 tsp. salt
6 egg yolks

Instructions

Combine basil, milk, cream, sugar, zest, salt, and yolks in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour into a 2-qt. saucepan and heat gently until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and pour through a fine strainer; chill in the refrigerator. Pour into an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Serve garnished with fresh basil leaves.

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