Banana Ricotta Ice Cream

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Healthy Banana Ice Cream for Weight Loss

Banana Ricotta Ice Cream

Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Dessert, Entertaining
Cuisine: Easy, Quick, Vegetarian
Yield: 6


  • 1 pound bananas (very ripe) peeled, vacuum sealed, and frozen
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese (fat-free )
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ground
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Remove bananas from freezer and let sit for 5 minutes (until they begin to defrost around the edges).
  • Place ricotta cheese in a food processor and pulse.
  • Chop the bananas and add to the food processor along with all remaining ingredients. Puree until smooth and creamy.
  • Scoop mixture into a plastic bowl and cover with food-grade plastic wrap, making sure the plastic wrap touches the top of the mixture. Place in the freezer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Scoop or pipe into individual serving bowls or parfait glasses.


If desired, garnish with a raspberry and a sprig of rosemary. Another healthy delight for a hot season!
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