Mango Turmeric Sorbet
Mango Turmeric Sorbet- a simple and refreshing dessert made from frozen mango, coconut (or almond milk) and turmeric. No ice cream maker needed! (vegan + gluten-free)
Is there anything more refreshing than a spoonful of ice cold sorbet on a hot summer day?
Those of who have tried my peach sorbet know what I’m talking about. It’s one of the best summertime desserts because it’s super refreshing and ridiculously easy to make. All you have to do is blend up frozen fruit with a little dairy-free milk, transfer it to a container and freeze for a couple of hours. Then you have a healthy sweet treat that’s ready for you to cool of with!
As much as I adore the peach version, this year it’s all about the mangoes. They have a rich and creamy texture that works perfectly for sorbet. You also don’t have to worry about adding any sweetener. Mangoes have a naturally sweet flavor that taste delicious all on their own.
I’m sure many of you are wondering where the turmeric fits into this picture seeing how it’s typically used in savory recipes. I’m always looking for ways to sneak it into my recipes because I love that it supports a healthy response to inflammation in the body.* Surprisingly enough, it blends really well with the tropical flavor of mango.
For this sorbet I used MegaFood’s Daily Turmeric Nutrient Booster Powder which I recently learned is made from fresh turmeric that’s organically grown in Kauai. How awesome is that?
My mind is spinning with all of the different ways that I can use the powder, but for now this sorbet is definitely a great place to start. I hope you enjoy it and that it helps keep you cool this summer!
Mango Turmeric Smoothie
Yield: 5 cups // 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes (+ 2 hours freezing time)
32 ounces frozen mango cubes
1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk or coconut milk
1-2 scoops MegaFood Daily Turmeric Nutrient Booster Powder**
Allow the mango cubes to sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes then add them to a blender along with 1/2 cup almond milk and 2 scoops turmeric powder. Blend on high until smooth.
Transfer the mixture to a freezer safe container and smooth down with the back of a spoon. Cover and place in the freezer for at least 2 hours or up to overnight. Defrost at room temperature for about 10 minutes before serving. Serve cold with fresh mint (optional) and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts are for 1/8th of recipe made with almond milk. Please note that using coconut milk will result in a higher fat content.
* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease
**I recommend starting with one scoop and test tasting to see if you prefer more.
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That mango turmeric flavor combo sounds amazing and I love all the health benefits of both of those key ingredients :) Delicious and refreshing :)
This sounds fabulous! And I can actually eat it with all my allergies!! is there any way to replace that turmeric with powdered turmeric or fresh?
Hi Jordan! Yes, you can use 1/2-1 teaspoon of ground turmeric or 1-inch fresh. The Daily Turmeric has a few other ingredients that are supposed to help your body absorb the antioxidants in the turmeric so it really is the best option, if you can find it! :)
You must’ve read my mind, because I’ve been meaning to try your peach sorbet, AND make mango sorbet…there really is nothing like a fresh fruit sorbet! Loving the idea of adding turmeric to this dessert! A little nutrient infusion is always welcome by me!
According to my local Trader Joe’s, mangoes are THE fruit of the season! I know very little about tumeric, but I love how fresh this looks.
Have a great weekend!
The texture of this sorbet looks absolutely perfect!! I can’t get over how smooth and delicious it looks :)
Thanks Sarah! Mangoes give it the BEST texture! :)
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This sounds amazing, Sarah. I love mango!
I made this last night with two huge, ripe mangos I had, waiting to be used. I also don’t have the powder you used, so I subbed in 1/2 tbsp ground turmeric and some freshly cracked black pepper, as that is needed to help the benefits of turmeric actually happen. It’s sitting in the freezer right now – can’t wait to have it tonight!
I hope it turned out well for you, Christina! Thanks for the comment! :)