Papaya Guava Granita

Papaya Guava Granita Recipe
Oxmoor House
The tropical nectars make this an intensely flavored granita–and there's a nutrition bonus, too: Both papaya and guava give you a dose of vitamins A and C.


Serves 8 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 73
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 18.5 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Calcium 6 mg


1 cup guava nectar
1 cup papaya nectar
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind (from 1 orange)
1/4 cup fresh orange juice (about 1 orange)


1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat 3 minutes or just until sugar dissolves. Place pan in a large ice-filled bowl; cool completely, stirring occasionally.

2. Stir in orange rind and juice. Pour mixture into a 13 x 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish. Freeze until partially frozen (about 2 hours). Scrape with a fork, crushing any lumps. Freeze, scraping with a fork every hour, 2 hours or until completely frozen. Spoon into dessert dishes.