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Watermelon Granita

Watermelon Granita

A cool, refreshing treat for the unbearably hot months of summer. The melon flavor really shines!

Total Time:
15 mins

Yield Makes 8 Granitas  
Servings Size 1 Granita

78 cal


  • 1/2 whole Seedless Watermelon, Cut Into Chunks (rind Discarded) (about 8 Cups Of Chunks)
  • 2 whole Limes, Juiced
  • 1/3 cup Sugar


  1. Place half the watermelon, half the lime juice, and half the sugar in a blender. Process until smooth, then pour into a separate bowl.
  2. Repeat with other half of ingredients. Pour into same bowl as other batch.
  3. Transfer mixture to a 9 x 13 baking dish. Freeze for two or three hours, then begin the process of lightly scraping the top, frozen layer. Return pan to freezer with the shaved ice on top; remove a couple of hours later and continue scraping. Repeat the occasional scraping process until the entire mixture is shaved. Store covered in plastic wrap until serving.
  4. Optional: Serve in pretty glasses with a twist of lime.
Nutrition Facts

Per serving: 78 calories, 1 gm protein, 0 gm fat, 20 gm carbohydrate, 2 mg sodium

Author: Ree | The Pioneer Woman


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