Lime Honeydew Sorbet


This frosty dessert that relies on an ice cream freezer is a refreshing end to a spring or summer meal. The burst of lime in each spoonful is complemented by a pleasant hint of honeydew. -Test Kitchen

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • 3 cups cubed honeydew

  • ½ cup sugar

  • ½ cup lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon sweet white wine or water

  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel

  • 2 drops green food coloring


  1. In a food processor or blender, combine honeydew and sugar; cover and process until sugar is dissolved. Add the remaining ingredients; cover and process until blended. Freeze in an ice cream freezer according to manufacturer's directions. Spoon mixture into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze in the refrigerator freezer 2-4 hours before serving.


Nutritional Analysis: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 154 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 14 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1 starch.