Summer best Mango Basil Sorbet

mango basil sorbet
Quite clearly this summer lasted too long, burning thousands of hectares of Bushlands, nearly running us out of water. It clearly is one of the memories I want yo please as soon as possible. But will be honest, it has made it’s mark-making us watch our sustainable quotient and revaluate what we are doing. Will we alone make a difference? Absolutely not, that’s why I am putting it in this post. Look at those little things you can change around.
A few that we have is reusing as much water as we can. We swapped over for the laundry green soap so we can use that water our garden. Minimize the plastic incoming, repurposed some of the material we have to make sturdy clothing bags etc. It p perhaps us these little changes that might make a difference.

Getting back to the point

The summer was way too steamy and what do you look forward to in that situation… a cold icy treat. We all the just scream for ice cream don’t we!!!
Yet, I needed one which my sweet-toothed husband needed not to be monitored much on, sorbets do the same trick, yet are so much more friendly for him. So we did exactly that made the yummiest mango basil sorbet. The combination of mango with the most gorgeous homegrown basil was just creating that heavenly yet smooth feeling and just created the perfect match for the Australian mangoes.

More Mangoes

We had earlier posted mango papaya salad with herbs which are an all-time high when served with the chip. Here is that recipe
Perfect Mango papaya salad
To be honest I may ask more of this mango basil sorbet in summers as that icy chilled all fruit and no sugar added treat us Just too good to resist.
If you are in search of more golden ripe mango are some more just for coping with that incessant summer heat.
Golden lassi with mango
 Papaya mango refresher
Mango papaya jam
Mango spritzer

Clearly this mango basil sorbet should be on the A tO z recipe challenge as the alphabet m brings mango up in our minds first. So here it is added to the interesting blogger group who dedicated bring forth recipes to support ingredients in those alphabets. So enjoy every bit of the whatever the weather and hopefully, all that extend of bushfires will not be any more frequent.
See you and let me get back to being a bit more responsible. Hope you are trying your best too.

mango basil sorbet

Mango Basil Sorbet

Join us for summer treat
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer, Desserts, Snacks, Sweets and savories
Cuisine Baby toddler food, Fusion, gluten free, International, Kids choice, One pot, Spring, Summer, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 4 people


  • 2 cup mangoes cubes
  • 2 tbsp basil leaves chopped


  • Core and cut the mango to get two cups of mango cubes
  • Add this to the blender with the basil and blend them together.
  • pour into a glass freezable box, put the lid and freeze for 2 hours
  • remove and blend again to get the smooth soft-serve texture.
  • Serve immediately
    mango basil sorbet


if you are making a larger quantity, refreeze the blended potion in airtight boxes in the freezer.
Adding a sweetener entirely up to you. personally, I feel the sweetness of the mango is overpowering enough, but you can add a tbsp of honey or maple syrup too
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
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Shobha Keshwani
3 years ago

I have tried out mango mint combination but I think even basil pairs well with the king of fruits. Sorbet is a perfect treat for summer. .. specially for me as I don’teat ice creams but love to have sorbet.

3 years ago

What a super simple recipe but the results must be awesome. Cannot wait for ripe mangoes to arrive to try this!

Niranjana Sankaranarayanan
3 years ago

I loved the combination of mangoes and Basil. Once the mango season is on, I would like to try this recipe. Simple and delicious.

The Girl Next Door
3 years ago

What a simple but supremely flavourful dessert! I love the combination of mango and basil. Would love to try this recipe out – it just screams ‘summer’!

Sujata Roy
3 years ago

Mango basil sorbet looks absolutely delicious. Perfect for coming summer. I love mango in any form. And this sorbet sounds interesting. Now waiting for next mango season to try it. Lovely share.

Mayuri Patel
3 years ago

Seema, I sometimes make mango sorbet but use fresh mint. Perfect dessert for hot summers. If mangoes are sweet enough one doesn’t need any sweetener, and that’s the reason I love to make it. Love the pretty spoon.

3 years ago

This is such a simple yet flavour packed recipe perfect to make with kids. Sorbet is much needed in summer and a great sugar free dessert to relish.

Rafeeda - The Big Sweet Tooth
3 years ago

This combination sounds really interesting… During summers, definitely such icy and delicious treats are always welcome…

3 years ago

Simply delicious. Feel like grabbing a glass and serving myself and digging into it right away. Loving it.

Vidya Narayan
3 years ago

Mango and basil are a perfect match! Love the look and feel of this sorbet and I am waiting for the alphonso mangoes to hit the Indian markets anytime now. Mangoes make summers bearable Seema.

3 years ago

Mangoes, in any form is always welcome to beat the heat. This mango basil sorbet is really a treat for the scorching heat and the best part its super simple yet the flavorful treat for every age group.

Poonam Bachhav
3 years ago

Mango sorbet looks absolutely delectable ! Have yet to try this mango basil combo. I am sure it must be refreshing .

3 years ago

oh !! pass me that bowl… Its not yet peak summer, but sorbet welcome anytime 🙂

3 years ago

Interesting combination. Previously heard about mango and mint but this is a new combination. Looks so refreshing. A perfect dessert for summer.

3 years ago

SO delicious !!! Love the combination of mango and basil here Seema. I would love to try this recipe in this summer ..
Super simple yet so refreshing it is 🙂

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