Minted Citrus Granita

Minted Citrus Granita

Soymilk, green tea and citrus peel create a refreshing freezer dessert for ten.

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cups soymilk
cup sugar
bags mint-flavored green tea
teaspoon grated orange peel
teaspoon grated lemon peel
Fresh mint leaves, if desired
  1. Place 8- or 9-inch square glass baking dish in freezer to chill. Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat 1 cup of the soymilk and the sugar just to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Add tea bags and push into soymilk mixture; let stand 5 minutes. Discard tea bags.
  2. Stir in remaining 2 cups soymilk, the orange peel and lemon peel until well blended. Pour into chilled dish; freeze 30 minutes. When ice crystals begin to form at edges of dish, stir mixture with fork. Freeze about 3 hours longer, stirring every 30 minutes, until completely frozen.
  3. To serve, scoop into individual dessert bowls. Garnish with mint leaves.
Makes 10 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If you can’t find mint-flavored green tea bags, use regular green tea bags plus 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves to infuse a subtle mint flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 10),
  • Total Fat 1g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 55mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 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.