Cantaloupe Granita

Bring a bit of Italy to your dinner table with a freezer dessert made from only four ingredients. Soymilk sets this granita apart.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 45 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

2
cups cubed cantaloupe or honeydew melon
2
cups soymilk
3
tablespoons honey
3/4
teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 Place all ingredients in blender or food processor. Cover; blend on high speed about 30 seconds or until smooth. Pour into 8- or 9-inch square glass baking dish.
  • 2 Freeze 30 minutes. When ice crystals begin to form at edges of dish, stir mixture with fork. Freeze 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours longer, stirring every 30 minutes, until firm.
  • 3 To serve, spoon into individual bowls.

Expert Tips

A true fresh cantaloupe flavor makes this granita deliciously refreshing. For a frosty, slushy drink, make the recipe as directed, spoon into 10 serving glasses and gently stir 1/4 cup sparkling mineral water or ginger ale into each glass.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
5),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1/2g
1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.