Lime-Coconut Granita

recipe
Scraping the slushy ice with a fork yields the granita's chunky texture.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 85
Caloriesfromfat 8 %
Fat 0.8 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 20.7 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 6 mg
Calcium 5 mg

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups water
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon grated lime rind
1/2 cup fresh lime juice (about 4 limes)
1/2 cup light coconut milk

Preparation

1. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook for 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and cool completely.

2. Pour the mixture into an 11 x 7–inch baking dish. Cover and freeze for 8 hours or until firm. Remove mixture from freezer; let stand 10 minutes. Scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy.

Marcia Whyte Smart,

Cooking Light

May 2008
Also featured in: Cooking Light Chill, Oxmoor House, March 2013;
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