Watermelon Jello

Watermelon JelloRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell
Watermelon and mint make a classic salad combo; here we've paired them in a sleek, refreshing dessert.
Serves 6


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3 envelopes unflavored gelatin
3/4 cup sugar
4 cups watermelon juice (from 8 lbs. watermelon, puréed and strained)
Watermelon balls (use a melon baller)
Sweetened whipped cream
1/4 cup thinly sliced mint leaves


Prep: 15 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours
Total: 2 Hours, 15 Minutes

1. Sprinkle gelatin over 1 cup cold water in a small glass bowl and let stand 1 minute. Microwave on high until hot and gelatin is melted, about 1 minute. Add sugar, whisking until dissolved. Whisk mixture into watermelon juice. Divide mixture among 6 glass dishes (about 8 oz. each). Chill until set, about 2 hours.

2. Top each serving with a few melon balls, a dollop of whipped cream, and a sprinkle of mint.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Created date

July 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 143
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Protein 3.4 g
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 34 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Sodium 7.1 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg