Two ingredients make this Watermelon Lime Sorbet, an easy and healthy treat that everyone will love – vegan, paleo, dairy free, gluten free, and sweetener free!
Check out the video to see how easy it comes together!
It is officially hot here. I looked at the forecast on my phone the other day and it said 100+ degrees for the next week. I think it is supposed to hit 107 one day.
Thank goodness for air conditioning. True story – my parents still don’t have AC. They live outside Philly, but it still gets hot there.
One thing that people always think of in the summertime is watermelon. I was never a huge fan of watermelon growing up. Honestly I think it was because my mom never bought it because she doesn’t really like it that much.
So we never really had it in our house. I also didn’t like watermelon flavored things – candies, water ice, popsicles… – they were always too sweet or artificial tasting to me.
Micheal on the other hand is a huge fan of it. I think it might be his favorite fruit, at least he acts like it when we have one. The kid eats it up. Buying it for him has turned me into a pretty big watermelon lover.
Especially if you get lucky with a really sweet one, it’s so good. It has a pretty good nutritional profile as well (find out more here) for being mostly water.
This watermelon lime sorbet is so simple to make. It only takes 2 ingredients and a little patience. The watermelon is frozen to make ice like consistency, leaving out the artificial flavorings. I added some lime for a little kick and to help the blending process.
You will need a high powered blender (I love my Vitamix!) or food processor. You can also just wait for the frozen watermelon to thaw a little for an easier blending process.
If you are waiting for them to thaw some and you try one, be warned – frozen watermelon is addicting. Since making this recipe a few times, it has become one of my favorite snacks. I bought a huge watermelon the other day, cut it up, and froze half of it just for snacking.
Make sure to check out the video at the top of the page to see how easy this recipe comes together!
Watermelon Lime Sorbet
- 5 heaping cups cubed watermelon (about 750 grams)
- 3 tablespoons lime juice
- pinch of sea salt (optional)
- Place cubed watermelon on a parchment lined baking sheet or plastic cutting board and freeze for 5 hours, or until frozen.
- Place lime juice, frozen watermelon*, and sea salt (if using) in a Vitamix or high powered blender or food processor. Blend until watermelon is broken down into shaved ice type consistency.
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