Cantaloupe-Lime Granita

Cool off with this cantaloupe and lime flavored Italian dessert.

August 9, 2011

Serves: 4
Prep:  20min
Cook: 0min
Total: 3hr 20min

  • 2 cups cubed cantaloupe (about 1/2 melon)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice (from 1 lime)
  • 1 tsp freshly grated lime zest

1. Combine cantaloupe, sugar, lime juice, and lime zest in blender and puree until smooth.


2. Pour into 8" x 8" baking dish and put in freezer.

3. Stir and scrape mixture with a fork every hour until granita is frozen but still grainy, about 3 hours.

Nutritional Facts per serving
Calories     78.1 Cal
Fat     0.2 G
Saturated Fat     0 G
Cholesterol     0 Mg
Sodium     13 Mg
Carbohydrates     19.9 G
Total Sugars     18.6 G
Dietary Fiber     0.8 G
Protein     0.7 G

Courtesy of Rodale Healthy Recipe Finder.