Watermelon Granita

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 4 ingredients
There’s nothing better than watermelon on a cold slice of watermelon. Oh wait, there is! Watermelon Granita! This is one of the most refreshing things you can treat yourself to on a long hot...

Ingredients

  • 2 cups peeled and diced seedless watermelon
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 4 large basil leaves
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, to taste

Nutrition Facts

Calories

45 cals

Fat

0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g

Carbohydrates

12 g

Sugar

10 g

Fiber

0 g

Protein

1 g

Sodium

1 mg

Directions

  1. Puree the watermelon, lime juice, and basil until smooth. Stir in sugar and taste for desired sweetness.
  2. Pour the watermelon juice into a 9 x 9 x 2-inch glass baking pan and put into the freezer. After 30 minutes, with a fork scrape to form flaky texture. Continue to scrape the surface every 30 minutes until you have a fluffy snowy consistency. Serve or keep in an airtight container in the freeze, scraping every so often to keep a light texture.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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