This easy, blended watermelon sorbet is so tasty! It's only a few ingredients and is a delightful and healthy watermelon dessert recipe.
While it does take a few hours to freeze, it only takes a few minutes of hands-on time to blend the watermelon.
Why You'll Love This Watermelon Dessert
This recipe is perfect for a hot summer day when you want an easy treat that will cool you off!
Watermelon is such a refreshing summer fruit and when it's frozen it's even better.
This recipe is great to serve at a summer BBQ and can easily be doubled or tripled for larger events.
Ingredients You'll Need
For this recipe, you'll need 4 cups of chopped watermelon. This was about 1 small, seedless watermelon for me. Or ⅓ to ½ of a larger watermelon. You'll want to use a very ripe melon that's juicy for the best flavor.
You'll also need 2 tablespoons of honey (or another sweetener of your choice - like agave or cane sugar), 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lime juice, and 1 teaspoon of sea salt.
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Tips for Making this Recipe
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Specialty Ingredients - You can use any sea salt you'd like for this recipe, but I love Maldon sea salt.
Recommended Tools - I highly recommend using a food processor for this recipe. You can use a blender, but the food processor works best!
Storing Tips - You can save this sorbet in the freezer for up to 3 months. You may want to allow it to warm up slightly before trying to scoop it (it freezes into near ice when in the freezer for more than 10 hours).
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- 4 cups of watermelon chunks
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- Freeze the watermelon in a large zip-top bag or Tupperware for 3 hours then blend in a food processor for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
- Add the honey, lime juice, and salt into the food processor and blend for another 30 seconds.
- Spread the watermelon puree into a large freezer-safe container and allow to freeze for another 3 hours.
- Scoop and serve immediately.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 79Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 531mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 1gSugar: 18gProtein: 1g