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Strawberry Italian Ice, prepared and served in clear glasses
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1/2 cup

Strawberry Italian Ice

Recipe Type

Cool off on a hot summer day!



  • ¾ cup thawed 100% apple juice from concentrate
  • 1-3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
  • Fresh mint, optional


In a blender, combine the apple juice concentrate, lemon juice and strawberries; cover and process until blended. Pour into an ungreased 8-inch-square dish. Cover and freeze for 1½ to two hours or until partially set. Spoon into a large bowl; beat on medium speed for one to two minutes. Return to dish; freeze for two to three hours or until firm. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with mint if desired.

Dietary and Nutrition


Some fruits, including strawberries and oranges, are good sources of folate, which is important for red blood cell development. Consuming adequate folate/folic acid reduces the risk of neural tube defects, including spina bifida and anencephaly.

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FOCUS ON WHOLE FRUITS: Why Eat Fruit? (FN1843, Reviewed April 2022)

Fruit is nutritious, colorful and flavorful. Most fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium and calories.

FOCUS ON WHOLE FRUITS: Serve More Fruit (FN1846, Reviewed April 2022)

Fruit is naturally sweet and provides a source of natural sugar to your diet. Keep bowls of strawberries, grapes, or melon in your refrigerator to they are ready to grab when you are craving a snack

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.