Kiwi, mint and lime granita recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 2 mins to prepare and 8 mins to cook, plus freezing
  • 195 calories / serving
Share
Rate
Rate
Binder
Add this recipe to your binder.
Add
Mealplan

This Italian-inspired dessert makes the most of this season’s seed-packed, sweet-fleshed, vibrant kiwis. Blended with a spicy ginger syrup, fragrant mint and zingy lime, this refreshing frozen pud is sure to impress. You can also serve it with a spoonful of Greek yogurt for a creamy contrast to this easy dessert.

  1. Put the sugar and ginger in a pan with 400ml (2/3pt) water. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 8 minutes over a low heat until syrupy. Remove from the heat and discard the ginger. Leave to cool a little, then chill until cold.
  2. In a blender or food processor, whizz the kiwis, mint and lime juice until smooth. Combine with the cold sugar syrup, then pour into a shallow, freezer-proof container and freeze for 1 hour.
  3. Using a fork, break up the ice crystals and return to the freezer. Mix with a fork every 30 minutes until it reaches a gravel-like consistency. To serve, spoon into glasses and garnish with the extra kiwi slices and a spoonful of Greek yogurt, if you like.

See more Dessert recipes

Text
ingredients
Email recipe details
Print recipe
  • Ingredients

  • 200g caster sugar
  • 50g (2oz) piece ginger, sliced
  • 10 kiwis, plus 2 extra, sliced, for serving
  • 10 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • Greek yogurt, to serve (optional)
  • Energy 830kj 195kcal 10%
  • Fat 1g 1%
  • Saturates 0g 0%
  • Sugars 48g 53%
  • Salt 0g 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 48.6g Protein 1.5g Fibre 3.2g

Convert

Suggested tips and skills

Text me the ingredients

Simply enter your mobile number below to receive the ingredients for this recipe by text

Please enter a valid UK or Ireland mobile phone number

Terms of Use. We will send you a text containing the list of ingredients for this recipe and a link to access the method. This will not cost you anything. If a message is undelivered we will only attempt to resend for up to 24 hours. This service involves no registration or subscription.