Blueberry Granita

Blueberries are packed not only with loads of flavor, but with a multitude of beneficial vitamins, making them one of the famed “superfruits.” This granita is another way to get more of that goodness into your diet.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 4 hours 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Directions

  • Purée the berries in a food processor or blender with the lemon juice. Press purée through a strainer to remove any solid bits.
  • Stir in the sugar and water, and allow to sit for 1 hour, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Refrigerate until chilled.
  • Pour into a covered container and place in the freezer for 1 hour. Remove from freezer, and stir the frozen crystals into the center of the container with a fork. Return the container to the freezer, and repeat the process every 30–45 minutes, stirring carefully each time, until you have a fully frozen container of crystallized granita.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Directions

  • Purée the berries in a food processor or blender with the lemon juice. Press purée through a strainer to remove any solid bits.
  • Stir in the sugar and water, and allow to sit for 1 hour, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Refrigerate until chilled.
  • Pour into a covered container and place in the freezer for 1 hour. Remove from freezer, and stir the frozen crystals into the center of the container with a fork. Return the container to the freezer, and repeat the process every 30–45 minutes, stirring carefully each time, until you have a fully frozen container of crystallized granita.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories130
Total Fat0g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium0mg
Total Carbohydrate34g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars27g
Protein1g