Citrus Granita

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  • Makes: 2 servings
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Freeze: 6 hrs
  • Stand: 10 mins
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Citrus Granita
Ingredients
3/4
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons sugar*
2
tablespoons lemon juice or lime juice
1/2
of a medium orange, peeled, sectioned, and finely chopped
1/2
of a small lemon or lime, peeled, sectioned, and finely chopped
 
Lemon, lime, and/or orange wedges (optional)
 
Fresh mint sprigs (optional)
Directions
  1. In a small saucepan, combine orange juice and sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat just until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice.
  2. Pour into a 4-cup freezer container. Stir in chopped orange and chopped lemon. Freeze, uncovered, for 2 hours, stirring and scraping frozen mixture from sides of container every 20 minutes. Cover and freeze, without stirring, about 4 hours or until firm.
  3. To serve, let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes. Using a metal spoon, scrape across surface; spoon into dessert dishes. If desired, serve with lemon wedges and/or fresh mint sprigs.
From the Test Kitchen
*Sugar Substitutes:

Choose from Splenda granular, Equal Spoonful or packets, or Sweet 'N Low bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar.

Nutrition Facts (Citrus Granita)
    Per serving:
  • 113 kcal cal.,
  • 0 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 2 mg sodium,
  • 30 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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