Makes about1 qt
- Active time:10 min
- Start to finish:5 3/4 hr (includes chilling)
uva means “grape” in Italian, Concords are native to North America. A velvety sorbet brings out their inky, foxy intensity. It will, in fact, swing you right into autumn. View more of our favorite recipes from this issue.
Concord grapes (about 2 qt), stemmed, divided
superfine granulated sugar
an ice cream maker
Purée half of grapes in a blender until smooth, then force through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl, discarding solids. Repeat with remaining grapes to yield 3 cups purée. Whisk in sugar until dissolved. Chill until very cold, 3 to 6 hours.
Freeze in ice cream maker, then transfer to an airtight container and put in freezer to firm up, at least 2 hours.
cooks’ note: Sorbet keeps 1 week.