Summer Watermelon Sorbet Recipe

Sara Rosso
  • 35 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: 8 cups (8 servings)

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.

What You'll Need

  • ½ cup plus 4 cups seeded and pureed watermelon
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest

How to Make It

  1. In a small saucepan, bring ½ cup watermelon puree and the sugar to a simmer and remove it from the heat.
  2. Add the lime juice and zest and allow the mixture to cool for 20 minutes.
  3. 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.


Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 74
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)