A light and refreshing treat, watermelon sorbet is a great way to cool down without the calories of ice cream. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the crisp and tangy flavor of watermelon paired with lemon.
3 cups watermelon (chopped with seeds removed)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup lemon juice
Mint sprigs to garnish
Combine the sugar, water, and lemon juice in a medium sauce pan. Cook over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Remove sugar mixture from heat and let cool.
Puree the watermelon in a blender or food processor, then pour into the cooled sugar mixture.Then pour the mix into a freezer-safe container and freeze until firm.
Scoop and serve in bowls and garnish with mint leaves.
Yield: Approximately 4 cups