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Minted Basil Watermelon Granita

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time4 hrsTotal Time4 hrs 10 mins

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

Minted Watermelon Granita

 4 cups watermelon, cubed
 ¼ cup water
 3 tbsp honey
 3 tbsp lime juice
 ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped
 ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped

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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/4 recipe

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 2mg1%
Potassium 200mg6%
Total Carbohydrate 25g9%

Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 23g
Protein 1g2%

Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 2%
Iron 3%

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