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Salted Honeydew-Grape Granita

Oxmoor House
Yield Serves 16 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
This pretty lime-green granita pairs honeydew melon with green grapes for a cooling treat. The hit of sea salt boosts flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups (2-inch) cubed honeydew melon
  • 2 cups seedless green grapes
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 2 large limes)
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarse sea salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 46
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.3 g
  • carbohydrate 11.9 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 22 mg
  • calcium 4 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 1/2 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Place pan in a large ice-filled bowl for 25 minutes or until cool, stirring occasionally.

  2. Place sugar syrup, melon, and remaining ingredients in a blender; process until smooth. Pour mixture into an 8-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish. Cover and freeze until partially frozen (about 1 hour). Scrape with a fork, crushing any lumps. Freeze, scraping with a fork every hour, 3 hours or until completely frozen.

Cooking Light Chill