Healthy Recipes

Chunky Watermelon Sorbet

Most guests assume this treat is a high calorie indulgence. But with fresh fruit, evaporated cane juice, and no fat, you can indulge without the calories.

Chunky Watermelon Sorbet
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1 cup evaporated cane juice sugar
1 cup water
4 cups watermelon, cut into 1/2 inch squares
1 teaspoon lime zest
Ice cream maker


1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring water and sugar to a simmer until the sugar is completely dissolved. Place in the refrigerator to chill. This simple syrup can be made a few days ahead of time.

2. In a blender or food processor, blend 3 cups of watermelon until smooth.

3. Add chilled simple syrup. Add lime zest, and blend until mixed. Chill the entire mixture in the refrigerator.

4. Freeze chilled juice mixture in the ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions.
In the final moments of freezing, stir in 1 cup watermelon.

Nutritional facts: 

Per serving: 184 calories, 0 g fat (0 g saturated), 49 g carbohydrates, 0.5 g protein, 1 g fiber, 5 mg sodium (1% Daily Value).