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Cucumber-Lime Granita

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 2

A cool refreshing dessert that's super easy to make. All you need are fresh cucumbers, limes, water and sugar! ...MORE+ LESS-

Cheeky Kitchen Cheeky Kitchen
August 9, 2011

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup water
2
cucumbers
2
limes, freshly squeezed

Steps

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  • 1
    Line shallow dish with parchment paper. In 2-quart saucepan, beat sugar and water with whisk until blended. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until mixture becomes a thin syrup. Cool.
  • 2
    Remove most of peel from cucumbers. With spoon, scoop out seeds. Chop cucumber into cubes.
  • 3
    In blender, place cucumbers, lime juice and syrup. Cover; blend until smooth. Pour into dish. Cover; freeze 2 to 3 hours or until completely frozen.
  • 4
    Rake fork through mixture. Serve immediately, or return granita to freezer until ready to serve.

Expert Tips

  • If you have an industrial-sized blender, no cooking and peeling needed! Just toss all of the ingredients into your blender, blend it until the sugar is dissolved, then pour it into a parchment-lined dish and freeze! So easy!
  • To crank up the lime flavor in this recipe, add the grated peel of the two limes, as well as the juice.

Nutrition Information

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