This summer treat is anything but typical. You get a little sweet, savory, and zest in each bite.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
8 hrs 30 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a small saucepan, bring coconut water and sugar just to boiling; cool.

  • Remove 1/2 teaspoon zest, and squeeze 2 tablespoons juice from lime. In a blender or food processor combine coconut water mixture and watermelon; cover and blend or process until smooth. Strain into a bowl through a fine-mesh sieve. Stir lime zest and juice into pureed melon. Transfer to a 3-quart rectangular baking dish.

  • Freeze 2 hours, stirring and scraping frozen mixture from sides of dish every 30 minutes. Cover and freeze, without stirring, 6 hours or until firm. Let stand at room temperature 5 minutes. To serve, scrape across surface with a metal spoon or fork. If desired, top servings with coconut and/or additional lime zest.


Tip: For a sugar substitute, choose Splenda(R) Sugar Blend. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 3 tablespoons sugar. Nutrition Facts Per Serving with Substitute: Same as below, except 85 calories, 20 g carbohydrate (17 g sugars).

Nutrition Facts

99 calories; protein 1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 25g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 0.7g 3% DV; sugars 21.6g; fat 0.2g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 868.9IU 17% DV; vitamin c 14.9mg 25% DV; folate 5.4mcg 1% DV; calcium 26.6mg 3% DV; iron 0.4mg 2% DV; magnesium 15.9mg 6% DV; potassium 336.2mg 9% DV; sodium 6.6mg.