Summer Watermelon Sorbet Recipe

Sara Rosso
  • Total: 35 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: 8 cups (8 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
74 Calories
0g Fat
19g Carbs
1g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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

Steps to Make It

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.