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Apple Tarragon Granita

 Apple Tarragon Granita
Looking for a something-different twist on a classic Italian treat? Fresh tarragon complements the sweet, bright apple flavor of this icy grown-up dessert. —Debby Harden, Williamston, Michigan
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + freezing


  • 3 cups unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh tarragon
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice


  • In an 8-in.-square dish, combine all ingredients until sugar is
  • dissolved. Freeze 1 hour; stir with a fork. Freeze 2-3 hours longer
  • or until completely frozen, stirring every 30 minutes.
  • Stir granita with a fork just before serving; spoon into dessert
  • dishes. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 125 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.