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Citrus Granita

Makes: 2 servings
Serving size: 1/2cup
Prep 15 mins Freeze 6 hrs Stand 10 mins
Citrus Granita
  • 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)

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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 2,
  • cal. (kcal) 113,
  • Fat, total (g) 0,
  • chol. (mg) 0,
  • sat. fat (g) 0,
  • carb. (g) 30,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 2,
  • Fruit () 1,
  • Other Carb () 0,
  • Carb Choice () 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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