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Dragon Fruit Sorbet

Dragon Fruit Sorbet
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Everyone needs a refreshing treat in the summer. Our dragon fruit sorbet will do just the trick. Sweet, ripe fruit blended until smooth and creamy is irresistible. 

We paired dragon fruit with mango and know you’re going to love this tropical blend of fruits. With a splash of coconut water, this sorbet recipe is full of fruity paradise. Scoop and enjoy our homemade sorbet with an exotic twist!

The best part of this recipe is how simple it is to make. All you need is a food processor, the juiciest and ripest fruit and a spoon - so let’s head over to the kitchen!

Dragon Fruit Sorbet Recipe

  • Prep Time: 4 hrs 15 minutes
  • Servings: 2 servings
  • Good for: kid-friendly, snacks, desserts, gluten-free, vegan
  • Difficulty: easy

Juicy dragon fruit paired with sweet mango creates the most refreshing and delicious summer treat. You can use already frozen fruit or freeze fresh fruit with the instructions below. The juicier and riper the fruit, the better!

Ingredients:

  • 1 dragon fruit chopped and frozen (3 cups total frozen)
  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup
  • 3 teaspoon lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons coconut water if needed

Equipment:

  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Food processor
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Container for storage

Recipe Steps:

Prepare the dragon fruit:

  1. If you don’t have prepared frozen dragon fruit, here’s how to get frozen dragon fruit from fresh fruit without it sticking together.
  2. Slice the dragon fruit in half lengthwise and remove the peel with your fingers.
  3. Cut the fruit into equal-sized cubes and place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet, making sure they don’t touch each other.
  4. Freeze for 4 hours.

Make the sorbet:

  1. In a food processor, add the frozen dragon fruit, frozen mango, lime juice and syrup and blend.
  2. Add the coconut water 1 tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is reached.
  3. Serve and enjoy then or freeze to get a more frozen consistency.

Serving Suggestions:

Enjoy this tropical fruit sorbet in the summer after a long hot day outside or make as a dessert to use up ripe fruit.

Get creative and swap out the mango for some of our other exotic fruit like persimmons…..mmm a persimmon dragon fruit sorbet - that sounds right up our alley!

Another fun way to use dragon fruit? Use the peel as a bowl! No point in throwing it away, just reuse it!

 

Nutritional Information for One Serving:

  • Calories: 130
  • Total Fat: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 30g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Total Sugars: 28g - Includes 9g Added Sugars
  • Protein: 2g
  • Vitamin D: 0mcg
  • Calcium: 400mg
  • Iron: 0mg
  • Potassium: 10mg

Don’t forget to show us how you’re making your dragon fruit sorbet on Instagram @FruitStandcom! Nothing makes us happier than when we see you enjoying your fruit. Each time you share your FruitStand experience, you’re supporting small farmers and helping other fruit geeks discover rare and delicious produce sustainably. Try even more dragon fruit recipes from your FruitStand fam on our blog!


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