Cool down with this refreshing frozen treat that has only 98 calories and 0.7 grams of fat per serving.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2001


Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

15 mins
8 hrs
8 hrs 15 mins
6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine sugar and watermelon juice in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.

  • Place watermelon cubes, lime juice, and peppermint in container of an electric blender; cover and process until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides. Add sugar mixture; cover and process until blended. Pour mixture into a 13- x 9-inch pan; cover and freeze at least 8 hours or until firm.

  • Remove mixture from freezer, and scrape entire mixture with tines of a fork until fluffy. Toss mint into granita; serve immediately.

Chef's Notes

The granita may be frozen in an airtight freezer-safe container for up to 1 month.

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Nutrition Facts

98 calories; fat 0.7g; saturated fat 0.1g; protein 1g; carbohydrates 23.4g; fiber 0.8g; iron 0.3mg; sodium 3mg; calcium 14mg.