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Fresh Mint & Pistachio Ice Cream

Fresh mint & pistachio ice cream, anyone? It’s simple to make, light and yummy. This recipe is for those who prefer ice cream maker doing all the “hard work” for them.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade Ice Cream, Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe
Servings: 4 Portions
Calories: 547
Author: Julia


  • 5 g Fresh Mint (0.18 oz)
  • 115 g Pistachios (1/3 cup)
  • 350 ml Milk (11.83 fl oz)
  • 250 ml Whipping Cream (8.45 fl oz)
  • 75 g Sugar (2.65 oz)
  • 3 Egg Yolks


  • In a saucepan bring milk and fresh mint to a simmer. Remove from heat.
  • Using a blender, blend the mint to get stronger flavor. Discard any leaves and stalks that have not been blended properly.
  • Beat the egg yolks and sugar in a bowl. Pour the eggs in the minty milk while stirring constantly.
  • Cook on low heat until the mixture thickens. Turn off the heat and let it cool down before placing it in the fridge for a couple of hours.
  • Whip the cream until thick and fold into the mixture.
  • At last throw in chopped pistachios and mix.
  • To make the ice cream, simply follow your ice cream machine instructions.
  • Serve with some more pistachios, if desired!
Nutrition Facts
Fresh Mint & Pistachio Ice Cream
Amount Per Serving
Calories 547 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Fat 42g65%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 240mg80%
Sodium 68mg3%
Potassium 471mg13%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 1430IU29%
Vitamin C 2.4mg3%
Calcium 190mg19%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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