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Recipe: Watermelon Granita

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If you love shaved ice then this quick and easy fruity Watermelon Granita will definitely be your jam. Simple to prepare and great for steamy summer days!

If you love shaved ice then this quick and easy fruity Watermelon Granita will definitely be your jam. Simple to prepare and great for steamy summer days! MarlaMeridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time2 hrs 30 mins
 6 cups cubed seedless watermelon (flesh only, rinds removed)
 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
 1/4 cup granulated sugar or agave
 pinch of salt
1

Puree the watermelon, lime juice, sugar and salt in a blender until smooth.

2

Strain through a fine mesh sieve into a 13"x9" shallow baking dish. Discard solids.

3

Freeze mixture for 30 minutes, then scrap with a fork.

4

Continue scraping every 30 minutes for 2 1/2 to 4 hours until the entire mixture is fluffy shaved ice.

5

Serve with a watermelon wedge as garnish.

Ingredients

 6 cups cubed seedless watermelon (flesh only, rinds removed)
 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
 1/4 cup granulated sugar or agave
 pinch of salt

Directions

1

Puree the watermelon, lime juice, sugar and salt in a blender until smooth.

2

Strain through a fine mesh sieve into a 13"x9" shallow baking dish. Discard solids.

3

Freeze mixture for 30 minutes, then scrap with a fork.

4

Continue scraping every 30 minutes for 2 1/2 to 4 hours until the entire mixture is fluffy shaved ice.

5

Serve with a watermelon wedge as garnish.

Recipe: Watermelon Granita

~ Marla Meridith

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