• 8servings
  • 135minutes
  • 98calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsCarbohydrates, Cellulose

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup gently packed fresh lemon verbena leaf (or substitute 16 medium-size scented geranium leaves, such as old-fashioned rose or Mabel Gray lemon)

  2. 1 cup superfine sugar

  3. 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

  4. 3 cups cold water

  5. fresh herb (optional herb additions, grind any of the following with the lemon verbena leaves and sugar, 1 cup s)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Grind the lemon verbena leaves or scented geranium leaves (and fresh herbs, if using, such as: 1 cup sweet cicely leaves, 6 rose geranium leaves, 1/4 cup French or Mexican tarragon leaves, or 1/4 cup mint leaves) and sugar together in a food processor until the mixture turns into a bright green paste, about 30 seconds; stop to scrape down the sides as necessary.

  2. Add the lemon juice and process for 15 seconds longer, then add the water.

  3. Strain the resulting liquid through a fine sieve to remove any bits of leaf.

  4. Freeze in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s directions.

  5. Note: If you don't have an ice cream maker, you can strain and freeze, stirring every half an hour until done.


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