Strawberry Basil Frozen Yogurt

Combine two very fresh tastes of summer into one delightful dessert.  Serve in a waffle bowl & enjoy with a glass of Maize Valley Summer Fling.


  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tsp. lime zest
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup whipping cream


Stir together strawberries and sugar in a medium bowl. Let stand 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pulse strawberry mixture, basil and lime zest in a food processor 9 to 10 times or until berries are finely chopped (almost pureed), stopping to scrape down sides as needed.

Whisk together yogurt and cream in a medium bowl until smooth; stir strawberry mixture into yogurt mixture until well blended. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

Pour strawberry mixture into freezer container of a 1 1/2 qt. electric ice-cream maker and freeze according to manufacturers instructions.

Instructions and times may vary.

Garnish with basil sprigs.

Makes about 1 quart