Healthier than ice cream, this tangy citrus granita is just as tasty. Choose lemon, lime, or orange, and enjoy this healthy frozen dessert!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
freeze:
6 hrs
stand:
10 mins
total:
6 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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 with foil and freeze, without stirring, about 4 hours or until firm.

  • 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.

*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

113 calories; carbohydrates 30g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 1g; sodium 2mg.
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