Thursday, May 19, 2011

80--- Mango Mint Granita

A dessert that is a true 80? Welcome to heaven on earth.
Mangoes are in season right now and they are so fragrant and delicious! They are high in vitamins C and A-- great antioxidants! AND they make you feel like you are in the tropics while adding to your daily servings of fruits-- can't beat that!
Mango Mint Granita
Serves 4
3 mangoes, peeled and sliced

5 peppermint leaves

1 Tbsp lime juice

1 cup water

2 Tbsp sugar

3 Tbsp lite coconut milk
In a large food processor, combine mango slices and peppermint leaves. Process until a smooth puree is formed. Transfer to a large bowl and add water, coconut milk, sugar, lime juice and sugar.
Transfer mixture into a 9x13 glass or metal baking dish. Place in freezer for 3 hours. Each hour, whisk mixture, making sure to incorporate frozen edges. Prior to serving, mash with a fork and stir evenly. Spoon mixture into glasses and enjoy!
Nutrition Info per ~1 cup serving: 133 calories, 1 g fat, 1 g protein, 30 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber

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