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Apple Tarragon Granita

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + freezing


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 16, 2022
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
Apple Tarragon Granita Recipe photo by Taste of Home


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


  1. 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.
  2. Stir granita with a fork just before serving; spoon into dessert dishes.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 125 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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