Minted Basil Watermelon Granita

Make the most of summer melon with this refreshing Minted Basil Watermelon Granita.

Yields: 4 servings



Combine water, honey, lime juice, mint, and basil in a saucepan.

Bring to a boil. Simmer 2 minutes and remove from heat. Allow to cool.

Pour all ingredients into a blender and blend. Alternatively, combine all ingredients in large bowl and blend with a stick blender.

Pour blended mixture into a baking dish. Cover with plastic wrap.

Freeze 4 hours or overnight.

Use a fork to rake through granita and break up.

Serve in individual bowls. Garnish with fresh mint.

Full Nutrition Information

Calories 100, Total Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 2 mg, Potassium 200 mg, Total Carbohydrate 25 g, Dietary Fiber 1 g, Sugars 23 g, Protein 1 g, Vitamin A 20 %, Vitamin C 27 %, Calcium 2 %, Iron 3 %

The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the USFDA. I use a publicly available online nutrition calculator. Nutrition information may vary by brands used and individual cooking methods.