"Nieve is the Spanish word for 'snow.' One taste of this extraordinary ice, and you'll see why each bite feels like freshly fallen snow drenched in lime and pineapple."

Recipe by Cooking Light April 1998


Credit: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Cathy Muir

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6 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup ice and 4 cinnamon chips)


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  • Place the pineapple in a food processor, and process 2 minutes or until very smooth. Add sugar and lime juice, and pulse 2 times or until blended. Strain pineapple mixture through a sieve into a bowl. Discard solids. Pour mixture into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer; freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. Spoon into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze 30 minutes or until firm. Serve with Cinnamon Chips.

  • Note: To prepare nieve without an ice-cream freezer, pour mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish; cover and freeze until firm, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

157 calories; calories from fat 10%; fat 1.7g; saturated fat 0.2g; mono fat 0.5g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 36g; fiber 2.5g; iron 1mg; sodium 76mg; calcium 31mg.