Watermelon is light, cool and refreshing. Sorbet is light, cool, and refreshing. What could be a better way to cool off on a hot day than with this watermelon sorbet recipe. This easy creation makes a fantastic summertime palate cleanser or a light dessert for a tropical-themed meal.
- ½ cup plus 4 cups seeded and pureed watermelon
- ½ cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 teaspoon lime zest
How to make watermelon sorbet:
In a small saucepan, bring ½ cup watermelon puree and the sugar to a simmer and remove it from the heat. Add the lime juice and zest and allow the mixture to cool for 20 minutes. Add the 4 cups fresh watermelon puree to the melon-lime mixture, and then freeze in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Makes 8 servings.