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3 scoops of watermelon Italian ice in a white bowl

2 Ingredient Ninja Creami Watermelon Italian Ice

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  • Author: Susan
  • Total Time: 5 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 Cups 1x
  • Diet: Low Calorie


Are you prepared to indulge in a sweet treat that satisfies your cravings without jeopardizing your weight loss journey? If your answer is a resounding 'yes,' then get set to embrace the simplicity and flavor-packed goodness of our 2 Ingredient Ninja Creami Watermelon Italian Ice recipe!


Units Scale
  • 1 cup of Fresh Cubed Watermelon Chunks
  • 2 cups of Simply Watermelon Juice Drink


  1. Take 1 cup of watermelon and cut into small cubes.
  2. Take your cubes and smash them with a muddler or fork.
  3. Add half of your smashed watermelon into your deluxe 32 oz. cup and pour 1 cup of the watermelon juice on top. Cover and place in freezer for about 2 hours until top is frozen.
  4. Remove from freezer and add remaining smashed watermelon and watermelon juice and place back in freezer for 8-24 hours.
  5. Remove deluxe pint from freezer and remove lid from deluxe pint.
  6. Place pint into your bowl, lock outer bowl lid. Turn on Ninja Creami machine and place bowl assembly into machine twist handle right to lock in place. Press the full button, turn dial to Italian ice and push button to start the Ninja Creami ice cream machine.
  7. When processing is complete transfer Italian ice to a serving bowl and serve immediately.


  • Selecting the Perfect Watermelon: Choose a ripe and juicy watermelon for maximum flavor. Look for a watermelon that feels heavy for its size and has a deep, hollow sound when tapped.
  • Prepping the Watermelon: Cut the watermelon into chunks, removing any seeds and the rind. This will make it easier to blend smoothly.
  • Optimal Freezing: For the best texture, freeze the watermelon chunks in a single layer on a baking sheet until solid. This prevents clumping and ensures even freezing.
  • Ninja Creami Preparation: Before adding the frozen watermelon chunks to the Ninja Creami, make sure the machine is properly assembled and the canister is fully frozen according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Balancing Sweetness: While watermelon is naturally sweet, adding a little bit of sweetener helps enhance the flavor. Opt for a natural sweetener like maple syrup or agave syrup to complement the fruitiness without overwhelming it.
  • Incorporating Fresh Lime Juice: Fresh lime juice adds a bright, tangy flavor that balances the sweetness of the watermelon. Squeeze the juice from fresh limes for the best flavor.
  • Creamy Texture Enhancement: To achieve a creamy texture reminiscent of traditional Italian ice, blend the frozen watermelon chunks with a splash of coconut milk. This adds a subtle creaminess without detracting from the refreshing fruitiness.
  • Proper Layering: When adding ingredients to the Ninja Creami, layer the frozen watermelon chunks with the coconut milk, sweetener, lime juice, and any other desired flavorings for even distribution.
  • Taste Testing: After blending, taste the mixture and adjust the sweetness or acidity to your preference. You can add more maple syrup, agave syrup, or lime juice as needed.
  • Chilling Before Serving: For the optimal texture and flavor, transfer the blended mixture to a freezer-safe container and chill in the freezer for about 30 minutes to firm up slightly before serving.
  • Garnish with Chocolate Chips: For a delightful touch of indulgence, sprinkle some chocolate chips over the watermelon Italian ice before serving. The subtle bitterness of dark chocolate complements the sweetness of the watermelon beautifully.
  • Presentation Matters: Serve the watermelon Italian ice in elegant glasses or bowls for a visually appealing presentation. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint or a slice of lime for added flair.
  • Temperature Control: Keep an eye on the consistency as you blend. If the mixture becomes too soft, you can always pop it back into the freezer for a few minutes to firm up before serving.
  • Experimentation Encouraged: Don't be afraid to get creative with your flavors! Try incorporating other fruits like strawberries or raspberries, or experiment with different sweeteners and toppings to customize your watermelon Italian ice to your taste preferences.
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Freezer
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 113
  • Sugar: 4.8 g
  • Sodium: 0.8 mg
  • Fat: 0.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.8 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg