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Frosty Watermelon Ice Recipe

Frosty Watermelon Ice Recipe

For a different way to serve watermelon, try this make-ahead frozen dessert. It's so refreshing on a summer day...and you don't have to worry about seeds while you're enjoying it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + freezing YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 cups seeded cubed watermelon, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand for 2 minutes. Microwave on high for 40 seconds; stir. Let stand for 2 minutes or until gelatin is dissolved.
  • 2. Pour into a blender or food processor; add 1 cup watermelon, lime juice and honey. Cover and process until smooth. Add remaining melon, a cup at a time, and process until smooth.
  • 3. Pour into a 9-in. square dish; freeze until almost firm. Transfer to a chilled bowl; beat with an electric mixer until mixture is bright pink. Pour into serving dishes; freeze until firm. Remove from the freezer 15-20 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 85 calories, 1 g fat (0.55 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.