3-ingredient melon-lime granita

3-ingredient melon-lime granita

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
150
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
½
honeydew melon
1
limes
32½ g
sugar
MetricImperial

Utensils

small pot, baking dish, fine grater, citrus press, cutting board, knife, blender

How-To Videos

how-to-prepare-a-honeydew-melon

How to prepare a honeydew melon

simple-syrup

Simple syrup

Nutrition per serving

Cal292
Protein5 g
Fat1 g
Carb64 g
  • Step 1/3

    Place a baking dish in the freezer. Zest and juice the limes. Reserve zest. Cut melon into chunks, slicing the skins off and discarding them as you go. Add the sugar with equal parts water to a small pot set over medium heat, and reduce to a simple syrup. Let cool.
    • ½ honeydew melon
    • 1 limes
    • 32½ g sugar
    • small pot
    • baking dish
    • fine grater
    • citrus press
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Place a baking dish in the freezer. Zest and juice the limes. Reserve zest. Cut melon into chunks, slicing the skins off and discarding them as you go. Add the sugar with equal parts water to a small pot set over medium heat, and reduce to a simple syrup. Let cool.

  • Step 2/3

    Add the melon, lime juice, half of the lime zest, and cooled simple syrup to a blender. Process until smooth. Pour into the chilled baking dish and freeze for approx. 2.5 hours, scraping the mixture with a fork every half hour until the mixture is fluffy and soft.
    • blender

    Add the melon, lime juice, half of the lime zest, and cooled simple syrup to a blender. Process until smooth. Pour into the chilled baking dish and freeze for approx. 2.5 hours, scraping the mixture with a fork every half hour until the mixture is fluffy and soft.

  • Step 3/3

    Divide the granita evenly and sprinkle with remaining lime zest. Enjoy!

    Divide the granita evenly and sprinkle with remaining lime zest. Enjoy!

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