Watermelon Granita

Watermelon Granita
Whole Foods Market

This icy treat makes the most of rich ripe watermelon. Melons can vary in flavor quite a bit, so taste the mixture before freezing and add more honey or lime if desired.

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Directions

Place half of the watermelon in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth. Pour into a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish. Add the remaining watermelon to the processor along with the honey and lime juice and process until smooth.

Pour into the baking dish, stir until combined, and place uncovered in the freezer. Freeze until ice begins to form around the edges of the pan, about 30 minutes. Rake with a fork to break up large ice clumps, return to the freezer, and continue stirring about every 30 minutes until all liquid is crystalized, about 3 hours total.

Using a large fork, flake the granita into bowls or into an airtight container to freeze up to 1 week. Serve garnished with mint or basil, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

63 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Fat, Low Sodium Fat Free, Low Fat Abs, Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Paleo, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Oil Added

Daily value:

3%

Servings:

8
  • Fat 2g 3%
  • Carbs 129g 43%
  • Saturated 0g 1%
  • Fiber 5g 20%
  • Sugars 110g
  • Monounsaturated 0g
  • Polyunsaturated 1g
  • Protein 8g 15%
  • Sodium 14mg 1%
  • Calcium 92mg 9%
  • Magnesium 125mg 31%
  • Potassium 1,420mg 41%
  • Iron 3mg 17%
  • Zinc 1mg 9%
  • Phosphorus 140mg 20%
  • Vitamin A 341µg 38%
  • Vitamin C 108mg 180%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 27%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 16%
  • Niacin (B3) 2mg 11%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 28%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 40µg 10%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 3%
  • Vitamin K 1µg 2%
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