Martha has been on fire lately with one great recipe after another! Today we have a Mango-Lime Granita and HOLY MOLY does it look good!
I could just eat this by the bucket-full out by the pool, I really could! Speaking of the pool….. I only have four more days of vacation to enjoy before getting back to the ‘ol ball-and-chain also known as school. Other than a baby shower to attend on Saturday there is going to be LOTS of laying out poolside working on my hawaiian tropic tan! Uhhh, I mean storing up lots of vitamin D!
I can think of so many ways to serve this– as an easy weeknight healthy dessert, as a brunch dessert, add some pineapple flavored vodka and serve it at a pool party or outdoor barbeque! The list goes on and on!
- 3 cups chopped ripe mango (about 3 mangoes)
- 1 cup water
- Juice of 2 limes (about 1/4 cup)
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- Place chopped mango in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade, and process until smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl. Add the water, lime juice, and sugar, and stir to dissolve.
- Pour mixture into a 9-by-5-inch deep-sided metal pan, and place in the freezer until nearly set, about 3 hours, whisking mixture every hour. Remove from freezer, and scrape surface with the tines of a fork until it is the texture of shaved ice. Return to freezer until ready to serve. Granita can be stored in an airtight container in the freezer up to 2 weeks.