Minty Lime Granitas Recipe
I like to balance the heat from spicy meals by serving scoops of refreshing lime granita. Keep a batch in the freezer to enjoy any time!—Rochelle Schmidt, Kenosha, Wisconsin
- 1 package (3 ounces) lime gelatin
- 1 cup boiling water
- 3/4 cup lemon-lime soda
- 1/4 cup rum
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
- 2. Transfer to an 8-in. square dish; cool to room temperature. Freeze for 1 hour or until edges begin to firm; stir. Freeze 2 hours longer or until firm.
- 3. Just before serving, transfer to a food processor; cover and process until mixture resembles finely shaved ice. Spoon into dessert dishes. Yield: 4 servings.
1/2 cup: 130 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 54mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (23g sugars, trace fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1-1/2 starch
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