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Blueberry-Lime Granita

Prep time 15 mins
Freeze time 8 hrs
Other time 5 mins
Yield Makes 7 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
If you've got extra blueberries, puree them with some sugar, lime juice and lemon-lime soda and freeze to make a refreshing icy treat.


  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar*
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 cups diet lemon-lime soft drink, chilled
  • Garnish: lime rind twists

Nutrition Information

  • calories 80
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.3 g
  • carbohydrate 20.4 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 0.0 mg
  • calcium 3 mg

How to Make It

  1. Process blueberries in a food processor or blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Add sugar, lime rind, and lime juice; process until well blended. Pour into an 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Stir in soft drink. Cover and freeze 8 hours. Remove from freezer; let stand 5 minutes.

  2. Chop mixture into large chunks, and place in food processor in batches; pulse 5 to 6 times or until mixture is smooth. Serve immediately, or freeze until ready to serve. Garnish, if desired.


Cook's Notes

To make this a no-added sugar dessert, use 1/2 cup of no-calorie sweetener (such as Splenda) in  place of the sugar.

Per 1-cup serving with no-calorie sweetener: Calories 25 (0% from fat); Fat 0.1g (sat 0g, mono 0g, poly 0g); Protein 0.3g; Carb 6.2g; Fiber 1g; Chol 0mg; Iron 0.1mg; Sodium 0mg; Calc 3mg.