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Tropical Papaya Sorbet

tropical papaya sorbet
  • (8 cups) ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and diced
  • (1/2 cup) water
  • (1/2 cup) sugar
  • (1/4 cup) “lite” coconut milk, divided
  • (2 Tbsp.) lime juice, divided
  • (1 tsp.) lime zest, divided
  • Salt

Tropical Papaya Sorbet

A refreshing citrus papaya sorbet made with coconut milk.

Preparation Time
About 30 minutes (plus overnight freezing)
Cook Time
About 10 minutes


  1. 1Place a sheet of parchment paper on a large baking sheet. Place papaya on baking sheet in a single layer and put in freezer overnight.
  2. 2Place a small saucepan over High heat. Add water and sugar, stir until boiling. Pour into a glass bowl and set aside 15 minutes. At this time, take papaya out of the freezer to defrost for 15 minutes.

  3. 3In a food processor, add half of papaya, half of syrup, 2 Tbsp. coconut milk, 1 Tbsp. lime juice, 1/2 tsp. lime zest and a pinch of salt. Puree until smooth, pour into a large bowl.

  4. 4Repeat with other half of ingredients and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 3/4 cup

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 110
  • Total Fat 1 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 27 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 43 mg
  • Fiber 3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dessert

Recipe Subcategory: Ice Cream and Sorbet

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: N/A

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.