Cantaloupe Granita

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Missy Neville Crawford
Start this recipe after breakfast Saturday morning; it can freeze all day long while you're busy doing other things--or nothing at all.


Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)
Total time: 8 Hours, 10 Minutes

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Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 8 Hours, 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 136
Fat 0.3 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 35 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 100 mg
Calcium 15 mg


4 cups cubed peeled cantaloupe
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/3 cup agave nectar
1/8 teaspoon salt


1. Place cantaloupe in a food processor or blender; process until smooth. Strain through a fine sieve over a bowl; discard solids. Stir in juice, nectar, and salt. Pour mixture into an 8-inch square dish. Freeze at least 8 hours. Remove mixture from freezer; scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy.


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Tiffany Vickers Davis and Phillip Rhodes,

Cooking Light

July 2014
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