- Makes: 6 servings
- Prep: 25 mins
- Freeze: 2 hrs 30 mins
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 cups seeded watermelon cubes
- 2 cups fresh berries (raspberries, strawberries, and/or blueberries)
- Snipped fresh lemon balm
- Fresh lemon balm sprigs
- Fresh raspberries and/or blueberries (optional)
- In a medium saucepan combine water and sugar; bring to boiling,stirring frequently. Boil gently, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
- Place the watermelon and berries in a blender or large food processor; cover and blend or process for 30 seconds. Add the warm syrup and blend until almost smooth. Transfer the mixture to a 3-quart rectangular baking dish or a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Place in the freezer, uncovered, for 1-1/2 hours or until almost solid.
- Remove sorbet from freezer. Using a fork, break up the frozen fruit into a somewhat smooth mixture. Stir in snipped lemon balm. Freeze 1 hour more*. Break up the ice with a fork and serve in shallow bowls. Top with lemon balm sprigs and a few blueberries and/or raspberries.
From the Test Kitchen
If mixture is frozen longer than the final hour, let it stand at room temperature about 20 minutes before breaking up mixture with a fork and serving.
Nutrition Facts (Watermelon-Berry Sorbet)
- Per serving:
- 98 kcal ,
- 0 g fat
- (0 g sat. fat ,
- 0 g polyunsaturated fat ,
- 0 g monounsaturated fat ),
- 0 mg chol. ,
- 2 mg sodium ,
- 24 g carb. ,
- 3 g fiber ,
- 24 g sugar ,
- 1 g pro.
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