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Green Tea Granita

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 3-4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 3 ingredients

Green tea is great hot but it’s even better frozen. On a hot day, this simple granita is just what’s needed to keep spirits and antioxidants up. And it’s so easy to make. Time...


  • 2 green tea bags
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

Nutrition Facts


16 cals


0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g


4 g


4 g


0 g


0 g


3 mg


  1. Steep the green tea bags in hot water for 10 minutes. Discard bags.
  2. Stir in the sugar and pour the mixture into a 9 by 9 inch baking pan. Cover and put into the freezer.
  3. After 1 hour, using a fork, scrape the frozen top layer. Scrape and break frozen blocks into pieces. Continue to scrape every 15 to 20 minutes until the granita has a fluffy, snowy consistency – about 2 hours. Eat immediately or keep for 3 days, scraping every so often.

Chef Tips

For the best results, use plain green tea, without any additional flavorings. Add sugar to taste, but go easy on it.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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