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Randy Mayor; Cindy Barr Photo by: Randy Mayor; Cindy Barr

Green Tea Granita

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.

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 2004

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

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 88
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 23.9g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 1.2mg
  • Calcium: 2.2mg
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