Strawberry Margarita Sorbet

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  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar (substitute 4 dates)
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, hulled or 1 bag (20 oz.) frozen whole strawberries, thawed
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup Triple Sec (orange-flavored liqueur)
  • Fresh mint sprigs, for garnish


  1. Bring water and sugar (dates) to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat; cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and cool completely.
  2. Puree strawberries in a blender or food processor until smooth. Stir in lime juice, tequila, orange liqueur, and sugar syrup. Refrigerate until cold.
  3. Freeze in an ice-cream maker according to manufacturer's directions. (Or pour mixture into a 13x9-inch pan and freeze until almost solid, 5 hours, stirring with a whisk every 1-1/2 hours. Refreeze.)

Makes 6 cups.