Recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

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If you're looking for a new way to use up ripe bananas, have we got a treat (literally) for you—Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream! For this easy recipe, you won't even need a fancy ice cream maker, all you need is your food processor and a handful of ingredients for a healthy, creamy, cold dessert. If you're craving ice cream and want a healthier alternative, this Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream has only 145 calories per serving!

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

Prep time: 5 minutes + 3 hour freeze time
Cook time: None
Yield: 2 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas
  • 2 Tbsp PB2®
  • 1 Tbsp whipping cream
  • 2 tsp Stevia®
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp natural peanuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. Slice bananas into 1-inch slices and place on a plate, separating each slice. Place slices in freezer for 2 hours.
  2. Remove bananas from freezer and place in food processor along with PB2, cream, sweetener and vanilla. Blend until the consistency of soft serve ice cream. Use a spatula to scrap off sides. Do not over-blend.
  3. Transfer ice cream to a freezer container and freeze until solid, about 1 hour.
  4. Scoop ice cream and serve with peanuts on top.

Nutrition Information
Per Serving (½ cup):
Calories: 145
Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 10mg
Sodium: 7mg
Carbohydrates: 30g
Fiber: 3g
Sugar: 16g
Protein: 2g
WWP+: 4
SmartPoints: 7

The nutrition content of recipes on Popculture.com has been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.