Balsamic & Strawberry Granita

12
Easy
Desserts

Characteristics

Low in Saturated Fat

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

40
Calories
0.4 g
Protein
10 g
Carbs
1 g
fiber
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Nutritional Facts

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  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 40
  • Lipides
  • Sodium  1 mg
  • Carbs 10 g
    • fiber  1 g
  • Protein 0.4 g

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 6 sprigs basil, leaves and stalks separated
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 lb strawberries, stemmed and hulled
  • 1/4 cup Aged Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

Method

  1. In a small saucepan, simmer sugar, basil stems and water over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Let cool. Meanwhile, set aside 6 strawberries and 12 small basil leaves for garnish.
  2. Remove basil stems from the cooled sugar syrup and pour syrup into a blender. Add basil leaves, strawberries and vinegar and blend until smooth.
  3. Strain out seeds and pulp, pour into a shallow metal pan and freeze. Every 30 min. stir and scrape the mixture with a fork, repeating 5 to 6 times until it has frozen into crystals. Scoop into bowls and garnish with reserved basil leaves and strawberries.

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