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Green Tea Granita

Randy Mayor; Cindy Barr
Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
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.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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