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Pineapple Mojito Granita

Pineapple Mojito Granita
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

Blogger Lauren Keating of Healthy-Delicious makes a frozen dessert inspired by a summertime cocktail. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

4
cups fresh pineapple chunks (about 1 small pineapple)
1/4
cup fresh lime juice
1
tablespoon honey
1/2
cup water
3
fresh mint leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, cook pineapple over high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until edges turn golden brown and sugars begin to caramelize.
  • 2
    Place pineapple in food processor or blender. Add lime juice and honey; process 30 seconds or until smooth. Pour into ungreased 9-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish. Stir in mint leaves. Cover; freeze 30 minutes.
  • 3
    With fork, scrape mixture to distribute ice crystals evenly. Freeze 30 minutes longer.
  • 4
    Scrape mixture again. Scoop into dessert dishes or cups. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • You can use fresh or canned pineapple for this recipe.
  • A smaller baking dish can be used, but freezing will take longer. Repeat the freezing/scraping process every 30 minutes until the granita is firm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Potassium
135mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
14g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
90%
90%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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