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4 Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet Recipe

4 Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet Recipe

No ice cream maker is needed to make this easy, 4-ingredient sorbet from Kory Figura of Waverly, Iowa. She does report one problem, however. "We couldn't keep enough watermelon in the house to keep up with the demand!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + freezing YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved; set aside.
  • 2. In a blender or food processor, process the watermelon in batches until pureed. Transfer to a large bowl; stir in the sugar syrup and lemon juice.
  • 3. Pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish; cover and freeze for 8 hours or until firm. Just before serving, puree watermelon mixture in batches until smooth. Yield: 1-1/2 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 184 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.