Zesty Lemon Granita Recipe
- 1 cup water
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2/3 cup lemon juice
- 2 fresh thyme sprigs
- 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
- 1. In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice and thyme. Transfer to an 8-in.-square dish; cool to room temperature.
- 2. Remove thyme sprigs. Freeze for 1 hour; stir with a fork. Freeze 2-3 hours longer or until completely frozen, stirring every 30 minutes.
- 3. Stir granita with a fork just before serving; spoon into dessert dishes. Garnish with lemon peel. Yield: 2 cups.
1/2 cup: 140 calories, trace fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, trace sodium, 37g carbohydrate (34g sugars, trace fiber), trace protein
Reviews for Zesty Lemon Granita
"Simply delicious! Used half lemon and lime juice."
"Amazing receipe! Subsitue with Grapefruit!"
Sweet White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.