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Strawberry Granita


Strawberry Granita

Strawberry Granita

Net Carbs 13g

Yield

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

1 quart fresh strawberries, sliced
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons sugar substitute*
1 to 1-1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
1/2 cup fat-free whipped topping (optional)

*This recipe was tested with sucralose-based sugar substitute.

Preparation

  1. Combine strawberries, powdered sugar, water, sugar substitute and 1 tablespoon lemon juice in blender. Process until smooth. If necessary, add additional 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice.
  2. Pour into 8-inch square baking pan. Cover with foil and freeze 2 hours or until slushy. Remove from freezer and stir to break mixture up into small chunks. Cover and return to freezer. Freeze 2 hours, then stir to break granita up again. Cover and freeze at least 4 hours or overnight.
  3. To serve, scrape surface of granita with large metal spoon to shave off thin pieces. Spoon into individual bowls and top each serving with 1 tablespoon whipped topping, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 3/4-cup
Sodium 1 mg
Protein <1 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Calories 54

Dietary Exchange

Fruit 1

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