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Cantaloupe Granita

Start this recipe after breakfast Saturday morning; it can freeze all day long while you're busy doing other things--or nothing at all.

Cooking Light JULY 2014

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)
  • Hands-on: 10 Minutes
  • Total: 8 Hours, 10 Minutes

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 136
  • Fat: 0.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 35g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 100mg
  • Calcium: 15mg
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