Summer Melon Granita Recipe
August 12, 2013
Photo: Accidental Hedonist
Cool off with this refreshing, 50-calorie melon granita recipe.
There are few things more refreshing than an ice-cold granita on a summer's day. Next time you're spending some time outside in the heat or craving something cool and refreshing, try this healthy recipe!
Makes 12 servings
8 cups honeydew melon, diced
1 tbsp lime juice
Zest of one lime
2 fl oz tequila
½ cup simple syrup*
*Optional- if melon is ripe, it should be sweet enough
In a large bowl, purée the melon.
Add the lime juice, zest and tequila.
Freeze in a shallow dish for 45 minutes to an hour. The melon should be not fully frozen.
Shave with spoon and serve. Garnished with a fresh wedge of lime.
Nutritional information per serving:
Saturated Fat: 0g
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