Watermelon Granita

Since it’s just me eating any watermelon I buy, I usually end up throwing out some. This was a great way to use up any leftover watermelon and a nice refreshing treat.

Watermelon Granita

8 Servings

Since it's just me eating any watermelon I buy, I usually end up throwing out some. This was a great way to use up any leftover watermelon and a nice refreshing treat.

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups peeled seedless watermelon chunks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 fresh lime

Directions:

  1. Place the watermelon in a food processor.
  2. Blend on high speed until very smooth with no chunks remaining.
  3. Pour the puree into a mixing bowl
  4. Stir in the sugar and squeeze the juice from the 1/2 lime into the bowl.
  5. Stir with a wooden spoon until the sugar is completely dissolved, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Place the bowl in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  7. Remove the bowl from the freezer and use a fork to scrape any ice crystals from the sides of the bowl.
  8. Stir to incorporate the crystals.
  9. Return to the freezer.
  10. Repeat this scraping procedure every 30 minutes, or until the consistency is "snowy" when scraped with a fork or spoon, at least 4 hours.
  11. Scoop into bowls and serve.

Notes

Recipe adapted from Emeril's

http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2013/06/19/watermelon-granita/

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 112g
Servings Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 77 Calories from Fat 0.9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 19.7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 18.4g
Protein 0.6g 1%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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