Iced tea is delicious, of course, but sometimes it's just not enough on a hot summer day. Enter this iced tea granita--it's like Italian ice and iced tea all rolled into one!

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Place tea bags in a 4-cup liquid measure. Add the boiling water and mint sprigs. Let steep 3 minutes; remove tea bags and strain out mint. Add sugar and lemon juice to tea, stirring until sugar is dissolved.

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  • Pour tea mixture into a 2-qt. square baking dish. Cover and freeze 4 hours or until nearly firm, stirring occasionally. Break mixture into large chunks. Transfer to a chilled extra-large bowl.* Beat with a mixer on low to medium just until smooth but not melted. Return to baking dish. Cover and freeze 2 hours more or until firm.

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  • To serve, scrape surface of granita and spoon into dishes. Top with additional lemon and mint.

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*Tip

Or transfer chunks to a food processor; cover and process just until smooth but not melted.

Nutrition Facts

39 calories, 0 g fat (0 g saturated fat, 0 g polyunsaturated fat, 0 g monounsaturated fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 9 g sugar, 0 g protein.

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