Green Tea Granita

Green Tea Granita Recipe
Randy Mayor; Cindy Barr
Any flavor of tea will work in this recipe. Brew it stronger or weaker according to your preference. Garnish this delicate dessert with wafer-thin slices of lemon.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 88
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 23.9 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 1.2 mg
Calcium 2.2 mg

Ingredients

3 cups boiling water
4 regular-sized green tea bags
1 (2-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger, quartered
1/2 cup honey
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Preparation

Pour boiling water over tea bags and ginger in a medium bowl. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Add honey and lemon juice; stir to combine. Strain tea mixture through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Cool completely. Pour mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish. Cover and freeze 8 hours or until firm.

Remove tea mixture from freezer; scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy.

Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough,

Cooking Light

November 2004
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