Ginger Green Tea Granita

By Healthline
March 24, 2015
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Author Notes: An excellent recipe for a delicious tea. It contains fresh ginger, lemon juice, green tea leaves, and fresh sugar.

Cooking tip: If you don't have a food processor or just like a more coarse texture, scrape the surface of the frozen granita with a sturdy fork or spoon after it has rested at room temperature for 30 minutes. This recipe was written by the Healthline Editorial Team:

Serves: 10

  • 8 cups water
  • 1 3-inch piece fresh ginger, roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons green tea leaves
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  1. Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow mixture to cool 5 minutes.
  2. Add tea to ginger mixture and steep for 3 minutes. Add sugar and stir 2 minutes or until dissolved. Strain mixture into a 13- x 9-inch glass baking dish and allow mixture to cool to room temperature before placing in freezer for at least 8 hours.
  3. 30 minutes prior to serving, remove dish from freezer and let stand at room temperature. Roughly chop granita into large pieces. Process 1/4 of the granita in a food processor just until smooth; place in serving bowl. Repeat with remaining granita chunks. Serve immediately or place in freezer until ready to serve.

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