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Vegan Mint Chip Ice Cream
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Vegan Mint Chip Ice Cream
This smooth chocolate ice cream accented by fresh mint is sure to brighten up any hot summer day. Created by VegNews columnist Gena Hamshaw, it can be prepared without an ice cream maker—just use your food processor! And with ingredients such as almond milk, cacao, and banana, there's no guilt in having seconds. For more easy summer desserts, check out more of Hamshaw's 6 Ingredient Homemade Vegan Ice Cream on VegNews.com.
Serves 4
What You Need:
3 large bananas, cut into 1-inch pieces and frozen overnight
2 tablespoons almond milk
Seeds from 1 split vanilla bean
1 tablespoon cacao powder
3 tablespoons cacao nibs
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, plus more for garnish
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What You Do:
1. In a food processor, add bananas, almond milk, vanilla seeds, and cacao powder. Process for 1 to 2 minutes to break up banana. Scrape down sides and process until bananas turn into a soft-serve consistency, repeating as needed, about 3 minutes.

2. Add cacao nibs and 2 tablespoons mint and pulse a few times to incorporate. Garnish with fresh mint. Serve immediately.

Photo: Garrison MacArthur Photographers
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